East African Safari Classic Rally 2019 Update

The official launch of the East African Safari Classic Rally 2019 was held at the Sarova Panafric Hotel. It was a pleasure to announce our sponsors;

Safaricom M-Pesa
Vivo Energy Kenya
Dt Dobie Kenya
Bidco Africa
MFI Group
Omologato Watches
Sarova Hotels

Vivo Energy Kenya
Vivo energy Kenya have joined in as the official fuel sponsors for the 2019 rally
and will be providing fuel.
“Top, unique and one of a kind prestigious event such as the Classic rally deserves our best fuel ever Shell V-Power. “Vivo Energy Kenya is happy with the development and growth in Kenya motorsport and we thank the rally fraternity for always choosing Shell as a fuel partner of choice.’’- Mark Senteu,
marketing and customer car manager Kenya
The VolksWagen Amarok- Power to do more!
DT Dobie Kenya have now partnered with the East African Safari Classic Rally by providing the safety car for the event.
The car will be used to do the entire safety route check during the 9 days in Kenya and Tanzania in the world’s toughest rally.
A car that best fits the rough terrains of East Africa, Its features include its new 2.0 litre Bi-Turbo TDI engine delivers 180HP.
MFI has joined the East African Safari Rally
and will be providing their printing and copying services before and during the event in Kenya and Tanzania.
An organisation of global practices in the area of document management, professional printing and technology solutions.
Bidco Africa

East African Safari Classic Rally are pleased to announce a new sponsor on board, Bidco Africa – the official beverage providers for the 2019 rally.
Planet Aqua will be available as 300ml, 500ml and 1.5L bottles during the event.
Reaktor energy drink providing the competitor’s, crews and officials energy to conquer all nine days of the rally.

Final recce
An epic adventure, putting together the route for 2019.
We have officially completed our task, and cannot make any more changes.
From now till the event starts, we can only but remain hopeful and confident the weather doesn’t turn on us.
To the many who assisted, I am but only thankful. My appreciation cannot be measured, but well done to all.
Welcome to the East African Safari Classic Rally 2019
3,380km – come join us on this epic African classic adventure.
20 days and counting……….

Raju Chaggar
Clerk of Course

Night Stops

Mombasa, Kenya
26th – 27th November and 5th – 6th December
The coastal city of Kenya, located on the East coast along the Indian Ocean. The town of Mombasa is centered on Mombasa Island, but extends to the mainland. Mombasa high temperatures ranges from 28.8–33.7 °C (83.8–92.7 °F).

Sarova Whitesands Hotel will be the Headquarters from the 24th November-27th November.
A Hotel that takes pride in ensuring their guests have the most comfortable stay, exhibiting fully furnished rooms with breath-taking views of the Indian ocean.
Guests can choose from three themed restaurants for a remarkable dinning and entertainment experience.

Voi, Kenya
28th November – 4th December

The largest town in the Taita-Taveta County in Southern Kenya. Voi is a major tourist hub. It neighbors the world-famous Tsavo East National Park, and the entrance to the park is near the town.
Voi Wildlife Lodge being the first night stop for the 2019 Edition. An award-winning hotel offers spectacular views to look forward to after a gruelling rally day.
Arusha, Tanzania
29th – 30th November

A city in the north Eastern Tanzania, located below Mount Meru.
In the city of Arusha, Mount Meru Hotel is the second stop for two nights for the rally, the hotel lies on serene and lush landscape with exciting conference destinations. It blends stylishly elegant African architecture with luxurious accommodation, beautifully landscaped gardens and a wide selection of international restaurants.
Tanga, Tanzania
1st – 3rd December
The city of Tanga sits on the Indian Ocean, near the border with Kenya.
Tanga Beach Resort is the third night stop, followed by the rest day. Being the best hotel in the historical city it has the perfect balance between traditional and modern life.
Full furnished rooms, spacious well-rounded restaurants and a calm coffee bar.
The hotel is adjacent to beautiful tourist sites such as the Amboni caves and the beautiful yatch club, close enough
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