The Sam Sand Dunes in Rajasthan are easily the most stunning sites which should be visited around the stunning city of Jaisalmer. Present at about 40 kilometers away from Jaisalmer, the Sam Sand Dunes are popularly visited by all kinds of visitors for the soul-stirring experience that it offers right in the midst of the astounding Thar Desert. The spectacular dunes stretch for a length of about 2 kilometers and offer a breathtaking view with stress during the sunsets and sunrises. The location is quite popular for the varied activities which can be carried out. The camel rides and the stay overnight at one of the several beautiful tents which are put up there, complete the total experience of staying out at the vast desert under the starry sky. The local cultural programs which are arranged and the mouth-watering regional cuisine further add spice to the stay.
Sam Sand Dunes – A Quick Glance:
Famous For: Camel Safari, Camping, Bonfire, Stargazing and Traditional Festivities
Entry Fee: Free Visiting time: 24 hours
Visiting duration: 5-6 hours (or more)Best time to visit: Sunrise and sunset during October to March
Location: 42km (26mi) on the outskirts of JaisalmerHow to reach: 50km (31mi) from Jaisalmer airport, you can book a private transport, or an app cab, or taxi services. From Jaisalmer railway station, you can hire shared or personal ride to reach the common marketplace and then may opt for camel ride to reach the dunes.