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Sam Sand Dunes

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Address: | MDR53, Kanoi 345001, India
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Sam Sand Dunes are situated at a distance of approximately 42 km from the...

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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Camel Ride on dunes

Went on the back of a camel , wife on the front.I felt most uncomfortable and have been talking with a squeaky voice ever since .It was a challenge MUST do , but not really... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2016
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Grafton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Desert National Park. Don't forget to visit Sam Sand Dunes. Its a commercial place,please be watchful of the touts who offer camel ride. It better to get settle before the sunset on top of the dune.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

can come in own vehicle .very easy n safe. there r 2 staying options- private tents(pvt hotels not allowed by govt) or rajasthan tourism hotel. i preferredgovt hotel. though costly 5500/24hrs, rate is same for pvt tents too. this hotel i on a height, so gives better view of sand dunes than tents.also its safe with ample parking. food is... More 

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Grafton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Went on the back of a camel , wife on the front.I felt most uncomfortable and have been talking with a squeaky voice ever since .It was a challenge MUST do , but not really enjoyable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

One of the best in its kind, awesome place to visit. Worth to spent time here. One can enjoy the beautiful scenic views in desert with charismatic sunrise and sunset views. Desert camel safari and jeep safari adds rememberable activities to it. Cultural dance n folks arranged by resort persons were damn good and gives you a perfect night to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Musten Should everyone should go for Camel ride and Jeep Safari.. You can thoroughly enjoy the stay in sam dunes camp

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

The foods at the resorts there could be a hit or miss. Please do note that most of the times and in most of the resorts its oily. If possible go deep into the dunes. The Sunset is not so magical but the overall experience of a night out in dunes is great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Kids love it & wanted to go to sam sand dunes everyday but could not due to time shortage. We lived in tents at camp, hired camels & njoied sunset at the dunes....

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

If you like camels and accessible dunes then this is an option when you are in Jaisalmer. But if you have seen dunes elsewhere, dont see a ride on a camel as a must do and you want, space, quiet and tranquillty, then you will be underwhelmed. If you go, note that the dunes themselves are not actually that big,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We had stayed in a desert stay (3). It was littlle sunny day in the month of november there. Checked in at the evening. Went to see the sunset near the dunes. Moderate crowd and had a good view. Early morning went to sunrose as well and went to camel safari and it was cold. Enjoyed rajasthani folklore at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We stayed at the Winds desert camp and a visit to the sand dunes was included in our package. At 4pm we together with other campers from our camp site left for the camel safari. It was done in a convey very pleasant via shrubby terrain and had a long ride until we reached the proper sand dunes. Generally its... More 

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