In a bid to further boost tourism arrivals, the seventh season of Egypt’s motorcycle and scooter rally, Cross Egypt Challenge, returned to the country on October 12, bringing 10 days of exciting races.
The event included eight stages that consisted of a total distance of 2,490km.
The offficial sponsor of the Cross Egypt Challenge was the Cairo Marriott, with three of its Marriott-branded scooters taking part in the rallies.
The challenge commences in Alexandria, then headed east to Port Said, one of Egypt’s busiest port cities and the gate to Africa, and finally arrived in Cairo to end the season under the great Pyramids of Giza.
With a carefully planned route, the 2017 season of Cross Egypt Challenge included an endurance track that passed through many of Egypt’s finest spots including modern cities, coastal resorts, historical sites, the Egyptian Eastern desert and Egypt’s Nile Valley.