The place: Puerto Peñasco, Sonora
The Great Desert Race will take place in a unique destination: Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.
How to get to
To get to Puerto Peñasco there are many options. You can fly from Tijuana on Calafia Airlines. Or, by land from Mexicali or Hermosillo.
If you are coming from far away you can fly to Mexicali, which is a very well connected airport with the rest of the country, and from the airport take a bus that takes about 3hr.
Buses from Mexicali: abc.com.mx/home
Buses from Hermosillo: albatrosautobuses.com
Flight from Tijuana, calafiaairlines.com
The hotel offer in Puerto Peñasco is very wide, but soon we will share with you the hotels that will offer special packages for the competitors.
- Try to arrive well in advance, remember that the delivery of packages will take place on Friday 13th and if you come from a distant place you will probably have a change of schedule 2 or even 3 hr and the body can always resent it.
- -Face this challenge with the seriousness it deserves, although the organization will provide all the security and support to the competitors, an environment like the desert should always be treated with respect and you should be prepared to be as self-sufficient as possible.
-Do not forget any element of the mandatory equipment IS FOR YOUR SAFETY.
-Enjoy the environment. The desert offers unparalleled landscapes and sensations.
-Extend your stay as much as possible and do not forget to visit the natural attractions of Puerto Peñasco.
Puerto Peñasco is a destination like no other. It is an enclave with unique beaches nestled between the Great Altar Desert and the calm waters of the Gulf of California. The city offers all the comforts of a modern city, super markets, cinemas, stadiums, etc. And a great and varied hotel offer, you can find from large resorts to small hotels of great quality.
But, above all, it is a destination like no other, being right in the middle of two of the most important biosphere reserves in the country and the world: the Upper Gulf of California Biosphere Reserve; and, the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve and the Gran Desierto de Altar. And, it is in the latter that you will be able to run while admiring the incredible and untamed nature and the immensity of the Great Altar Desert.