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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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Good place but quite expensive

We didn't stay in any of the cottage as it was an off season and all cottages were either under maintenance or renovation. We booked the eveningshow (had to negotiate), jeep... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2016
Gunjan N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

The best way to spend ur time in thrill in action, the camel ride and Jeep Safari. Jeep Safari @90° tilt. The sand dunes are full of thrill. I visited in the family season, so couldn't observe the beauty of summers, waiting for summers to visit their again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We didn't stay in any of the cottage as it was an off season and all cottages were either under maintenance or renovation. We booked the eveningshow (had to negotiate), jeep safari & camel ride. Overall the experience was not so bad.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Sam dunes have become extremely commercial where you will be hounded by vendors the moment you enter. When you actually go on a Camel Safari/ Dune Bash, you see the place has been littered with plastic bottles and plates which is really sad to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Great place to shoot silhouettes. But you have to battle to find a frame without crowd. Hundreds of people gather during sunset in this little area of sam dunes. Dont walk bare footed. Broken bottles,beer cans are scattered everywhere. Carry water and snacks from the hotel, otherwise you have to pay 4-5 times the printed price in the dunes. But... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

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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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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