The 3rd edition of massively popular Thal Desert Rally is returning this 16th November, and this time it will be bigger and better than ever before. According to official sources, as many as 80 drivers including women will be taking part in the rally.
The improvement in the desert rally is also part of the government’s plan to promote tourism in Pakistan. Several initiatives are being taken to promote tourism in all provinces of the country and this rally is just one of them.
The main objective of Thal Desert Rally has always been to promote Thal culture and its historical heritage. The rally has also helped in highlighting Southern Punjab and its desert for its tourism capabilities.
The first rally was held in 2016 and it was a surprise hit amongst motorsport lovers. An overwhelming number of people attended the rally among which some were tourists too.
The organizers of the 3rd Thal Desert Rally are hoping that more tourists will turn up for the event compared to previous editions.
The rally will begin from Head Muhammadwala and its midpoint will be Chobara District Layyah. It will finish at the starting point. The total distance of the rally will be around 170KM. The prize money is set at PKR 2.5 million which will be distributed among the winners from all of the three categories of the rally.