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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 August 27, 2012

The camel ride was the highlight of the trip. Nothing like doing a bit of soul searching in the wilderness on a pleasant evening in the middle of the desert

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Reviewed August 26, 2012

It is a place where the dreams meet imaginations... The sky meets the earth.... The Sun-set is worth being there The Dunes The Camel Ride.... The sweet beat music dance and singers for the time beginning after the eve......

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Reviewed August 21, 2012

Had great desert experience and loved the camel ride.Best time to visit is for the sunset. We enjoyed every minute over there. It would be photographers paradise.

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Reviewed August 19, 2012

The Sam Sand Dunes are some of the portion having sand and other areas are normal, ask any one how has visited. this is why i am asking you that we are seen in movie that sand where ever our eyes seen. But worth visiting...More

1  Thank Khalidshaikh
Reviewed August 7, 2012

The desert didn’t really impress me; however we enjoyed the camel ride. However, the best part was the local cultural program that we viewed during the night (forgot the organizer!).

1  Thank The_Nath_Family
Reviewed July 14, 2012

I was expecting the Sahara. I got a sand pit turned into a trash can. Clean up folks!!!!

1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed July 5, 2012

Looking at scenes in hindi cinema (especially Lamhe !) I just can't explain my excitement of visiting sand dunes offering cultural back-drops. How meticulously I had planned the trip, with night stay in the swiss tents in/near the SAND-DUNES !! CRRRRRRAAAASHHH...my dreams n excitement...my money.....my...More

2  Thank meina_sharma
Reviewed July 3, 2012

The Sam Sand Dunes are worth visiting for a camel ride or even a stay in the night (but do it only if you are in a small group and not alone). The camels usually take two persons at a time unless you pay for...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2012

We left Jaisalmer early in the morning and by mid-day had grown tired of the "desert". Surely we were in the middle of nowhere, but there were still too many bushes and trees to feel disappointed. And then it hit us seemingly out of nowhere...More

1  Thank Vinay R
Reviewed June 20, 2012

We had gone in Feb month...just after the Desert festival. Thankfully the city was not so crowded. I had gone to Jaiselmer mainly to show the desert to my daughter...so, to have the best experience, we reached the Sam dunes early- around 4pm when there...More

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September 15, 2018|
Response from Sridhar T | Reviewed this property |
Hello! You should rent a car from Jaisalmer and drive to Sam. Leave Jaisalmer around 4:00PM to reach Sam by 5PM. This should give you enough time to do the jeep safari and also the camel safari. Leave Sam after sunset and... More
September 14, 2018|
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Response from Jayesh B | Reviewed this property |
no issues you can visit in November. but i would suggest u to visit during Jaisalmer desert festival in feb