Middle East Peace Tour 2018

11 days / 10 nights

Starting in Amman Jordan

Concluding in Tel Aviv Israel

11 Day Tour Dates : Wednesday 7 March > Saturday 17 March 2018

Race Dates : Friday 9 March > Thursday 15 March 2018

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twowheeltours is offering a trip in combination with the Middle East Peace Tour {MEPT}.

 

After three years in the planning, the parent company of the Crocodile Trophy and Alpen MTB Tour has confirmed the inaugural tour and have invited twowheeltours to participate in the.

In 2017 they ran a successful media tour.

 

More information will be released by twowheeltours in the near future.

 

Middle East Peace Tour Stage

 

This tour will start in the Capital of Jordan - Amman. twowheeltours will pick-up riders from Amman Airport - Queen Alia Airport - AMM - or from hotels in the city of Amman. 

 

The finsh of the tour will be in Tel Aviv. twowheeltours will drop-off riders to Tel Aviv Airport - Ben Gurion International Airport - TLV - or to hotels in the city of Tel Aviv. 

 

Riders will still stay in fantastic hotels along the way.

 

twowheeltours covers all your land based expenses including transfers, accommodation, breakfasts and dinners.

 

Middle East Peace Tour Map

 

The MEPT is a UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) sanctioned bicycle race/event in the Middle East organized with the support of different countries and authorities and open to riders of all levels: those who aim to make the podium and others who wish to cross the finish line in the best possible time. 

 

“Our main idea was to create an event promoting peace with the participation of athletes from all countries and entities in the area. We have put together a comprehensive five-year plan. It makes us happy that all participating authorities are behind our idea and giving us all the support possible. Sport goes far beyond politics. All countries are seeking to make this project work,” said Gerhard Schönbacher - a former professional cyclist and currently a cycling event organizer.

 

Highlights for the riders

 

  • Opportunity to ride nine days
  • Participation in a race which is limited to only 500 riders
  • 25 > 143km days on offer 
  • Opportunity sightsee along the way - this is more than just a race it is a chance for riders to experience the Middle East
  • Iconic stage start and finish locations including Amman, The Dead Sea, Petra, Aqaba, Taba, Eilat, Mitzpe Ramon, Neve Zohar and Jerusalem 
  • During the event there will be twowheeltours support vehicles on course
  • Amazing food
  • Mechanic and masseur on staff
  • City and cultural tours  

 

Included on tour

 

  • Transfers to and from Amman and Tel Aviv Airports
  • 10 nights and 11 days on tour
  • All breakfasts and dinners 
  • Laundry
  • Accommodation in top level hotels
  • Seven Day Race Entry
  • Support vehicle includes tools, pumps, cooler with drinks plus fruit and snacks

 

In summary, the seven-day stage race will start in Jordan with stage finishes in country capital Amman, the historical city of Petra, and Aqaba at the Red Sea. After a stage finish in Aqaba, the MEPT will cross the border to Israel with the starting stages in the popular resort Eilat. The unique Mitzpe Ramon crater is the finish of the longest stage. After along descent the riders will arrive on the Dead Sea. In the ultimate stage the riders will travel through the West Bank from Neve Zohar on the Dead Sea to Jericho the finish of the first half-stage. The second half-stage of the day leaves Jericho and finishes in Jerusalem.

 

For more information and to register your interest please email info@twowheeltours.com.au

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