The Mongol Rally is labelled “the greatest motoring adventure on the planet”. There’s no backup, no support and no set route; there is just a start date and an end point. The rest is up to you; how long, how far and how much fun! The car you travel in has to be small (around 1,000cc) and the great thing about the Mongol Rally is the lack of rules and organisational support. This journey is not about having a smooth, uncomplicated ride and you’re definitely in for an extreme adventure, so it’s important to prepare correctly.
The Objective 'Mongol Rally Course' will provide you with the ‘tool kit' you need to survive the road trip across mountain ranges, deserts and other rough terrains. We have trained numerous people travelling from London to Mongolia and have run these training courses for the past 7 years. We are also the trainers of the ‘Long Way Round’ and ‘Long Way Down’ expeditions.
The course is split into 2 days.
'Planning, Logistics and Safety' Course
Sunday 23rd June 2019 / Tuesday 25th June 2019
A whole load of topcis covered, from the planning (routes, visas, carnet de passage, money, maps and communication etc), basic mechanics and vehicle checks, personal and vehicle security, camping and equipment, check point procedure and just about anything else that might present a hiccup during the trip.
'Expedition Medical & Road Traffic Accidents First Aid'
Monday 24th June 2019.
This day is focused on providing some very useful but also potentially life saving medical training. There will be a strong emphasis on road traffic accidents as well as basic life support, staying healthy and field hygiene.
Bragborough Lodge Farm, Braunston, Northamptonshire, NN11 7HA.
£180 incl VAT per person per day. There is a 10% discount for those attending both days. Total for two days: £324 incl VAT. Includes lunch, tea and drinks.
For those attending both days, overnight accommodation is available in a local pub, the Olde Coach House, Ashby St Ledgers: www.oldecoachhouse.co.uk. In the past, many teams have elected to camp in our fields, a good opportunity to try out the gear!
If you would like to reserve a space, book a course or find out more about what we offer, please call us on 01788 899029.
Testimonials - What people say about our Courses
"Thank you for yesterday's one day course. Everything was super helpful and I can't imagine the mistakes we might have made had we not attended".
Aaron Daniel, June 2018.
"A first rate course to prepare you for the unknown. Charlie and his team gave me the confidence and knowledge to understand what equipment I should be taking, how to prepare my vehicle, how to approach uncertain and even dangerous situations, and more! Their course brings the reality of the adventure home - something that is very difficult to understand, whether you have done something like the Mongol Rally before or not".
Jamie Reynolds comments following our June 2017 Mongol Rally Training Day.
"Objective Travel Safety provided us with the best preparation for the Mongol Rally that we could have hoped for. On multiple occasions during our travels we were saved by the knowledge gained on our two day experience and I can honestly say we probably wouldn't have completed the rally without it! Charlie and his team created an enjoyable and hugely thorough course that I would highly recommend to any adventurer!”
Ben, Mongol Rally Course Attendant.
"Excellent day with a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic trainer. Highly recommend for any type of trip".
Course Topics Include:
- Situational awareness
- Country research covering history, religion, social issues and travel risks etc.
- Route selections - best things to see
- Insurance, Carnet de Passage, emergency medial evacuation options
- Personal and vehicle security
- Route selection and safety
- Navigation and navigation aids, maps, tracking devices
- Dealing with local authorities
- Basic vehicle maintenance
- Vehicle packing, accommodation and camping
- Kidnap and ransom
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