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This page is on shortcuts and how to raise your score at Kalimari Desert, a course in Mario Kart Tour. If you would like to know how to obtain this level's Grand Stars and see which drivers work best on this map, please read on.

Kalimari Desert: Course Map and Shortcuts

Course Map

Kalimari Desert Shortcut Map

List of Courses and Shortcuts

How to Obtain All Grand Stars

Bowser Jr. Cup (Tokyo Tour)
1 Star 900
2 Stars 1500
3 Stars 2100
4 Stars 3100
5 Stars 4000
Bowser Jr. Cup (Winter Tour)
1 Star 1100
2 Stars 1800
3 Stars 2300
4 Stars 2900
5 Stars 5500
Luigi Cup (Ice Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 2500
3 Stars 3400
4 Stars 4300
5 Stars 5900
Birdo Cup (Hammer Bro Tour)
1 Star 1400
2 Stars 2700
3 Stars 3700
4 Stars 4800
5 Stars 7000
Morton Cup (Peach Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 1900
3 Stars 2600
4 Stars 3200
5 Stars 5800
Larry Cup (Tokyo Tour)
1 Star 1100
2 Stars 2200
3 Stars 3300
4 Stars 4100
5 Stars 4900
Lemmy Cup (Halloween Tour)
1 Star 1100
2 Stars 1400
3 Stars 1700
4 Stars 2300
5 Stars 2900
Hammer Bro Cup (Cooking Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 1900
3 Stars 2500
4 Stars 3200
5 Stars 5900
Dry Bones Cup (Halloween Tour)
1 Star 1300
2 Stars 1800
3 Stars 2300
4 Stars 3200
5 Stars 4100
Morton Cup (Winter Tour)
1 Star 1400
2 Stars 3200
3 Stars 4500
4 Stars 5700
5 Stars 6900
Lemmy Cup (Ice Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 2100
3 Stars 2700
4 Stars 3400
5 Stars 5900
Baby Rosalina Cup (Baby Rosalina Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 1800
3 Stars 2400
4 Stars 3000
5 Stars 5900

Raising Your Score at Kalimari Desert

Position Points and Gimmicks are the Most Important

In order to obtain the most points possible, you should aim for a high position and use items to knock your opponents out of the lead.

Tips for Raising Your Score

Rocket Start

Rocket Start (Kalimari Desert).jpg
Always start with a Rocket Start. If done correctly, you can get the highest bonus score possible. It will also help you take an early lead in the race.


Ramp (Kalimari Desert).jpg
There are a few ramps in this course. Go over ramps to perform jump boost. This will add points to your base score and combos.


Mini-Turbo (Kalimari Desert).jpg
Perform Mini-Turbo Boost to accelerate and take advantage of your opponents. Drifting in this course is easy as it has a lot of curved areas.

1st Gliding Area

Gliding Area 1 (Kalimari Desert).png
This gliding area will be located on the left side of the road. Use this shortcut only if you have at least 1 or 2 Mushrooms with you to help you speed up. Accessing this shortcut without a mushroom will only make you slow and might get left behind with other racers.

2nd Gliding Area

Gliding Area 2 (Kalimari Desert).jpg
If you accessed the gliding area mentioned above, land on this area and glide again for a continuous combo streak!


Shortcut (Kalimari Desert).jpg
There is a ramp near the finish line. Go over this ramp for an easy way to win the race. Again, only access shortcuts if you have a mushroom.

Recommended Combinations (Customizations)

The best combination of drivers, karts and gliders is in this table below. They can give you the highest combo bonus and the highest possible score in this course.

Best Combination
Shy Guy (Pastry Chef)Shy Guy (Pastry Chef) BadwagonBadwagon Lightning OilpaperLightning Oilpaper
LudwigLudwig Gold TrainGold Train Lightning OilpaperLightning Oilpaper
MortonMorton DK JumboDK Jumbo Lightning OilpaperLightning Oilpaper

The good combination of drivers, karts and gliders is in this table below. They can give you a high score in this course.

Good Combination
BowserBowser Chrome DK JumboChrome DK Jumbo Bob-omb ParafoilBob-omb Parafoil
WaluigiWaluigi Chrome DK JumboChrome DK Jumbo Bob-omb ParafoilBob-omb Parafoil
Dry BonesDry Bones Bullet BlasterBullet Blaster Wario WingWario Wing
RoyRoy WarshipWarship Droplet GliderDroplet Glider

Note: You can shuffle these drivers, karts or gliders if you don't have the others yet. For example, you can select Wario, Chrome DK Jumbo and Bob-omb Parafoil as your driver, kart and glider combination.

Recommended Drivers and Karts for Kalimari Desert

Favored Drivers

3 Item Slots
LudwigLudwig MortonMorton
Shy Guy (Pastry Chef)Shy Guy (Pastry Chef) Hammer BroHammer Bro
2 Item Slots
BowserBowser Dry BonesDry Bones
RoyRoy WaluigiWaluigi
Fire BroFire Bro Dry Bones (Gold)Dry Bones (Gold)
Dry Bowser (Gold)Dry Bowser (Gold)

Favored Karts

Bonus Points x2
BadwagonBadwagon DK JumboDK Jumbo
Gold TrainGold Train OffroaderOffroader
Red TaxiRed Taxi
Bonus Points x1.5
Bullet BlasterBullet Blaster Chrome DK JumboChrome DK Jumbo
WarshipWarship BruiserBruiser
Snow SkimmerSnow Skimmer Bolt BuggyBolt Buggy
Rambi RiderRambi Rider Choco MacharonChoco Macharon

Favored Gliders

Combo Bonus x3
Lightning OilpaperLightning Oilpaper Gold SwooperGold Swooper
Gold CraneGold Crane
Combo Bonus x2
Bob-omb ParafoilBob-omb Parafoil Wario WingWario Wing
Droplet GliderDroplet Glider Pink Flower GliderPink Flower Glider
Barrel HanafudaBarrel Hanafuda Butterfly SunsetButterfly Sunset
Dragon WingsDragon Wings Chocolate DonutChocolate Donut

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