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Sam Sand Dunes

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Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Sam Sand Dunes are situated at a distance of approximately 42 km from the city of Jaisalmer. Located in the midst of the Thar Desert, these sand dunes are amongst the most famous ones in Rajasthan.
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Kanoi 345001, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole idea of staying overnight at a desert camp at Sam is a rip off. The evening program at the camps is very ordinary, almost like they're checking it off their list of the inclusions in the package.Dinner is average, nothing you don't find...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clearly very popular with the locals. You can ride up top while a young boy leads the camel or you can ride in a cart pulled by a camel. Either way you enjoy a 30 minute or so jaunt along the dunes. Maybe a little...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A 40 min drive from the City takes you the much exploited Sam sand dunes. This spot is the location for thrill seekers. Dune bashing... in the Thar in a Thar (Mahindra 😁). Camel rides. Parasailing. Night camping. Whole lot to do. And the absolutely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VineshPikale
Reviewed January 13, 2019

There are two attractions: 1) Sand bashing (This one is scarier and longer than Dubai!) 2) Camel ride (which lasts hardly 10 mins) Sand bashing is a must! Its a bit expensive, but totally worth it! They take us to around 3 deserts, and then...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

A worthy place for all who enjoy tourist places. We enjoyed a lot on Camel cart with friends. It was wonderful to see sun set while sitting on sand in not so cool and not so hot weather

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

One of the Best evening I had in India. Highly recommended. Will be back one day. Thank you to Mr Raju.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank erzet41
Reviewed January 8, 2019

If you can tolerate a lot of crowd around you and can adjust with the dirt which accompanies them this place offers a amazing experience of the sunset. Beware of the locals on camel asking to visit the real "THAR" where movies are shot. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank AnubhavG97
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Sunset in the dunes makes for good photography. The tent stay was good but there is no heating in winter. We were provided good local entertainment with drums and bells. Dinner was decent with a curried array. The camel ride was rough and not for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Great experience and memorable time spent. Good for any type of Traveller from any part of the world.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bawa R
Reviewed December 31, 2018

We took a camel ride to Sam Dunes and then spent an evening on the Sam dunes... Good experience for the first timers... Esp kids... !

Date of experience: December 2018
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Siddhartha G
January 3, 2019|
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Response from mythilis27 | Reviewed this property |
Up to main road cutting into samdunes you can use your own car. For seeing and enjoying samdunes you have to go by a jeep.
November 24, 2018|
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Response from Daxi68 | Reviewed this property |
I would say prebooked taxi ! Much cheaper !!
November 1, 2018|
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Response from Granthalok | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it is possible to pitch your own tent. There are several camping and adventure portals which you can look up. You can seek their help for better guidance. Secondly, the various accommodation options available... More