Have a go
This self-guided tour is called Taste of Dakar and is run by USfirm Altrider. It’s around £200 and includes two nights camping, GPS routes for all skill levels, meals, beers, drinks and instruction.
It costs £100 to rent a BMW R1200GS per day (less for a smaller-engined machine) from Moto Quest in Long Beach, California.
Budget £700 for a round-trip flight and it’s about £40 a night for
a decent hotel.