The countdown begins for Cross Egypt Challenge 2013
October 1, 2013- Alexandria
Only one month left for Egypt’s one-of-a-kind scooter rally to
kick off from the coastal city of Alexandria.
This November, more than forty-five international riders are going to
participate in the third season of Cross Egypt Challenge. Throughout
their nine-day journey, riders will uncover the mysteries of Egypt,
experience a variety of terrains, and make life-time friendships. The
Cross Egypt Challenge organizing committee is working round-the-clock to
insure the smooth progression of this year’s challenge.
The 2013 season will start on November 8 and will last for 9 days. The
successful series will include a fascinating and challenging route of
2400 km which will start from the Mediterranean city of Alexandria; pass
by Egypt's capital, Cairo, make stops at the Western Desert Oases of
Bahareya, Farafra, Dakhla, and Kharga, then heads east towards Luxor,
Hurghada, and Sokhna before ending the journey in Cairo at the foot of
the Great Pyramids of Giza.
Cross Egypt Challenge is a series of endurance scooter rallies conducted
throughout the most challenging roads and tracks in Egypt, a
breathtaking experience that is equally fascinating for spectators and
riders alike. Cross Egypt Challenge combines the best of adventure
travel and extreme sport and gives everyone, whether a rider or
spectator, the chance to experience Egypt like never before.
The series started in 2011 and the first season was a 9 day ride from
the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in the North of Egypt to the temple
of Abu Simbel, on the southern borders of Egypt with a total distance of
over 1700 km.
The 2012 season witnessed a 2400 km route starting from Egypt’s famous
capital and passing through the most exotic oases of the Egyptian
Western Desert, ending the season in the world’s largest open air
museum, the city of Luxor.
The new season includes participants from 12 different countries
including, Egypt, USA, Canada, UK, Mexico, Brazil, Brunei, New Zealand,
Romania, South Africa , Australia and Greece who will arrive to Egypt
early November to take part in this coming season.
Ahmad Elzoghby, the official spokesperson of the challenge said: “Cross
Egypt Challenge is a one-of-a-kind experience. It is a dream of many
world citizens to visit and experience Egypt, combine that with a
scooter riding experience and you get an unbeatable experience. The
Cross Egypt Challenge is meant to bring global media attention to Egypt
and to confidently announce that Egypt is safe for tourism.”
Live updates of the day-to-day activities will be posted to Cross Egypt
Challenge’s Facebook page:
To access the challenge website, please visit:
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For more information,
Phone: +20 (111) 164-8001