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Arrival and depature

By Ferry

Service and Vehicle

We will use the ferry Almeria - Oran. The paddock Taghit is one day away from the city of Oran. In our timetable two additional spare days are planned. A spare day in Spain. One spare day Customs work Oran. The ferry conection Almeria-Oran is the cheapest and fastest way. Our Algerian partners will assist us during the customs formalities.

By Plane


There will be an extra domestic flight for the Tuareg Rallye from Algiers to  Bechar. You can book your own flight to Algiers. In December a domestic travell package can be booked which includes hotel accommodation Algiers, flight Algiers Bechar, airport Transfehr Bechar Targit and additional nights in the camp.

If you do not want to use this service you can individual travel to the start in Taghit and back.

Our Concept

New Country new landscape

The Tuareg Rallye 2019 will take place in the Algerian desert with its impressing dunes and monumental mountains.

Mix of dune pist, off-road

The desert river Saura define the border between the Grand Erg Occidental and the mountains of the Jebel Barouan. Water have create spectacular landscapes. Sometimes there are only a few hundred meter between the rocks of the mountains and the dunes of the Grand Erg Occidental. The Design of the track will use this circumstance . The track of the Tuareg Rallye will regular change between dunes, pists and off-road. This guarantees diversified track with many highlights.

Maximum Off-road

100% Special no Liasion. Even none at the end or beginning.

The Tuareg Rallye 2019 starts in the middle of the Algerian desert.
Long road section from the coast to the desert for competitors are bridged by air. A chartered plane will bring the competitors to the desert airport of Bechar. With Off-road cars and busses you will be transported through the Barouan mountains direct to the start of the Tuareg Rallye which is placed at the beginning of the endless dunes of the Grand Erg Ocidental. Your service team will guarantee that your race vehicle is at the start in time.


Different levels of difficulty
Expert or Pro. The stage of the Experts ends after the first finish. The Pro category have to manage additional 50% more. The additional track of the pro category is more difficult and includes more dunes.

The favourite track for cars, SSV and motorbikes is different. Because of this we have split the track design in  into Pro Dunes and Pro Rallye.

Competitors in the Pro car category will drive with the Pro Rallye track rallye typical tracks with a combination of fast pists and dune section.

Competitors in the motorbike and SSV group will drive with the Pro Dune track more dunes with smaller pist section. Motorbike drivers have to mange special enduro sections.

Fair competition

No wheeling and dealing. Simple rules. Controllable results.

Fair because of secret CP
Up to 10 Checkpoints will control if you drive the correct track. Additional advantage, you are not alone if you have a problem

Fair because of personal Timecard
You always have a copy of your result black on white. No one can manipulate them. Additional if you loos your card we have a copy of it.

fair and simple Penalty

As faster you are, as more you drive as better you are in the result. Additional if you do not manage the complete track you still will have a fair result

Fast and verifiable Results
Pre result will be avilable a few minutes after reaching the finish. Detailed final results will be published before briefing. In case of doubt, quick check by Orga or sports court.

Simple Sollutions

Your focus is competition. Let Orga and your service team do the rest. 

Simple transport sollutions
Save time, use the plane. Your service team will transport your vehicle direct into the desert and will do all the custom work for you.

Easy because of Team Support
You drive. Your service team will look after your luggage your tent, petrol on the track and if offered, the service team will repair your bike while a physiotherapist will look for you.

Easy to get an insurance
Vehicle insurance or medical insurance. if you are member of a premium Service team, your service team will look for both. 

Visa the easie way
Premium Service teams will organise all the things which are necessary. If you do it by your own, you will find a detailed description on this website later.

Arrival and departure
Premium Service teams will look for your international flights. Algerian Partner of the Tuareg Rallye will organise domestic flights additional hotels and transport. If you do it by your own, you will find a detailed timetable on this website later.

Rallye Tracks

The Tuareg Rally 2019 takes place on the western edge of the Grand Erg Oriental. The start of the rally will be in the desert town Taghit direct beside the Grand Erg Ocidental. From there the track leads south to Beni Abes. Two circuits into the mountains of Djebel Meznerent and the dunes of Erg Raoui will show you an impressing landscape. The Rallye will end again in Taghit.

Rallye Timetable

The rallye will be 8 days from Sa 16.3.19 until Sa 23.3.19

Arrival by plane Fr 15 March 
Depature by palne Mo 25 March.

Rallye Entry fee

The entry fee includes food and accommodation in the camp, as well as the rental of the SPOT Tracker.  As an additional service, hotel in Algiers and domestic flights from Algiers to Bechar can be booked.


Competition Categories

Pro Dune 

Motorbike, Quad, SSV

Navigation with Roadbook. Long and challenging tracks. About 300 km dunes in total. Special enduro Offroadparts.
New: Ultra4 vehicle
Several teams have announced

Pro Rallye

4x4 Car

Navigation with Roadbook
Rallye typical Tracks.
About 100 km of dunes in total.
Track designed to demandings of cars

New: Truck category
About 10 trucks already entered


Motorbike, 4x4 Cars

Navigation with Roadbook.
Rallye typical Tracks
Small dunes.

New: Twin Motorbike
Team Turatech announced


Categories without competition


Truck,  car,  SSV

Without competition
Navigation with Roadbook
On and Offroad
Simple sand passages


Truck, van, trailer

On road  
Navigation with map and  GPS Track Transportation of luggage and damaged vehicle. Petrol suport of competitors

Turist, Visitor

As Co-Driver

As a Co-Driver in a service vehicle. If you are a groups we can contact local guides. to bring you to interesting points. Contact us by email.

Arrival and depature

By Ferry

By Plane

No Alternative Ferry

Best Almeria Oran

Additional ferry connections exist via Genoa or Marseile. These connections are significant longer and significant more expensive. 

An alternative ferry connection is not recommended! There is no support from the organisation for customs formalities on these connections and ports.

Included in the entry fee


High level catering with breakfast and dinner. Mineral water in the camp and on the stage. 

Accommodation Camping

Camping in your own tent or vehicle. Use of sanitary facilities. Additional hotel booking possible for an extra charge. Limited hotel capacity.

Rallye Organisation

New and varied routes.
Multiple controlled roadbook.
Fast, controllable evaluation
Narrow-meshed line monitoring
Fun, adventure, good mood and an unforgettable award ceremony.

Technical Help

Several sweeper trucks
Several Pickup
Motorcycle towing until camp
Cars towing until road
Truck technical assistance

SPOT Tracker

Satellite-supported monitoring and emergency alerting. Issue of loan unit at the acceptance on site. Deposit (150€)

Medical Help

Proven and highly effective rescue system for many years.
Protection under all weather conditions.
Experienced medical team

Additional Informations


Navigation for all groups except service with the help of roadbook, trip master and GPS. At GPS we recommend Garmin products. The GPS must have a track recording function. Service vehicles drive on asphalt roads and easy slopes. Maps with directions and GPS tracks are provided by the organisation on acceptance.

Luggage transport

Luggage and, if required, vehicle transport is handled by service teams.
The Tuareg Rallye organisation offers luggage and motorcycle transport from Ulm and Munic.

Hotel instead Camping

Instead of accommodation in the camp, accommodation in the hotel can also be booked through the organisation. The hotels are located 2-3 km from the camp. The briefing takes place in the camp. The hotel capacity is limited to 39 rooms at Camp Taghit and 19 rooms at Camp Benia Abes.

The hotel of Taghit is a standard 3 Star hotel. The hotel Beni Abes is a simple local hotel. To be able to offer for a longer period the price of the room is high. 

Camp Infrastructure

Desert Camp in Dakar style

Own tents

Stay in your own private tent. 
Clean and no limitaion to place. 

Breakfast and Dinner by high level catering
Premium Team Add on: Extra meals and drinks.

Toilet & Shower
Dixi Toilets and Shower by Orga
Premium team Add on:  Mobile solar shower & toilet .

Add on Hotel
Limited rooms 2-4 km from camp


Good internat. ranking

Offical international comparison shows Algeria is safer than most European countries.  The criminal risc is about the same level as most european countries. Our additional benefit we will stay in the desert not in the big and more dangoures cities. For terrorism risc Algeria is saver than most european countries. Our additional benefit. police which protects us aginst the risc of the desert will also protect us against other riscs.

Pilars of safty 

Protection  from all sides 

Inside the track the organisation will support a narrow and effectiv network of checkpoints with additional medical and technical support vehicles

Beside the track the algerian police will protect us with a second safty system

From Sky
Satelit based GPS Tracker will always show us were you are. If you have a problem you can call for assitance. Additional Helicopter will be avilable.


Vehicle Insurance

Avilable in Algeria (port)

Algeria is not a member of the Green Card Agreement. A vehicle insurance valid for Algeria can be bought at the port of Oran. The cost of insurance are depending on the vehicle typ and the length of stay. 


Let your service team do it for you

If you want to do it by your own. We have describe how it will work.


Buy food in Algeria

For Algeria the international customs regulations an limits are valid. Make the easiest way and buy your food and drinks in Algeria.

For entry of additional vehicle on your truck or trailer you need a Carnet ATA