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Sand Dunes Tour Packages

Sand Dunes in Rajasthan are hills created by the silky golden sands of the Thar Desert. The sand dunes tours are replete with scenic beauty and adventures. On the land of Rajputs, the beautiful these golden hills create the perfect setback to relish the historical tales of bravery, heroism and honor of the bygone rulers.

Jaisalmer city is located on the brink of the desert. The nearest Sand Dune is Sam Sand Dune located 42 kilometers from the Golden City. Sand Dune tour packages allow you to admire the magnificence of the sand dunes which lies in its barren beauty. As far as your eye can see glorious sands are spread.

Gazing at the sunsets from the area is a golden delight and a major attraction of sand dune holiday packages. The breathtaking views will make way to cherished memories. Mirages are common in the area and are a bliss for the photographers. The carnival-like atmosphere can be enjoyed in the evening.

Planning holidays on the sand dunes include bonfire evenings with millions of stars to accompany you. The folk dances and songs cast a spell. The haunting tune of ballads of the Rajputs in such mystical ambiance spellbind your senses. Desert safari during the sunset or a desert safari under the moonlit sky are some of the most remarkable experiences amidst the sand dunes of Rajasthan.


List of Sand Dunes Holiday Packages

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4 Nights / 5 Days 4 Nights 5 Days Rajasthan Desert Tour

Jodhpur - Jaisalmer

Trip Highlights
  • Admire the beauty of Balsamand Lake
  • Explore Mandore Gardens
  • Visit Mehrangarh Fort
  • Guided tour of Jodhpur
  • Enjoy at Sam Sand Dunes
  • City tour of Jaisalmer
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5 Nights / 6 Days 5 Nights 6 Days Jodhpur Jaisalmer Bikaner Jaipur Tour

Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Jaipur

Trip Highlights
  • Camel ride in Sam sand dunes, Jaisalmer
  • Sightseeing tour to Jaisalmer Fort
  • Visit Junagarh Fort in Bikaner
  • Jaipur Sightseeing tour
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16 Nights / 17 Days 17 Days Rajasthan Tour with Camel Safari

Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Ramkunda - Peerwal – Sand Dunes- Jeseiri - Kuldhara - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Jaipur – Delhi

Trip Highlights
  • Guided Delhi sightseeing
  • Visit painted havelis of Mandawa
  • Explore Junagarh fort in Bikaner
  • Camel safaris amid golden sands
  • Camping amid Jaisalmer Sand dunes Explore
  • Pray at Jain temples at Ludharwa
  • Visit temple at Ramkunda
  • Guided tour in Jaisalmer
  • Visit royal sites in Jodhpur
  • Jaipur sightseeing
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16 Nights / 17 Days Rajasthan Village and Desert Safari

Delhi -Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Ramkunda - Peerwal – Sand Dunes- Jeseri - Kuldhara - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Jaipur – Delhi

Trip Highlights
  • Enjoy in Delhi
  • Explore havelis in Mandawa
  • Visit Bikaner
  • Guided tour of Ludharwa
  • Badabagh Sightseeing
  • Cherish visiting Sam Sand Dunes
  • Shop for wooden handicrafts
  • Unveil mysteries of Kuldhara
  • Excursion at Moolsagar
  • Jaisalmer sightseeing
  • Day trip of Jodhpur
  • Explore Jaipur
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FAQs about Sand Dunes Tours

Ques: What are Sand Dunes?

Ans: Sand Dunes are mounts, hills and ridges created by large mass of wind-blown sand and are very common in a desert environment, such as in Thar Desert of Rajasthan in India.

Ques: Where can I find Sand Dunes in India?

Ans: You can find sand Dunes in Rajasthan – home to the vast expanse of Thar Dessert. Rippling Sand Dunes are one of the unique features of Rajasthan Sand Dunes. Best sand Dunes formations are in Jaisalmer city of Rajasthan. You can also find sand dunes near Manwar, samsara, Osian, and small sand dunes near Jaipur as well and other cities.

Ques: How far are Sand Dunes from the Jaisalmer city?

Ans: Sand Dunes are usually formed in a deserted place, formed from the city. The Nearest Sand Dunes to Jaisalmer, are in Sam and in Khuri.

Sam Sand Dunes are approx. 36 kms from Jaisalmer city whereas Khuri Sand Dunes are approx. 50 kms from Jaisalmer city. There are Sand dunes across Rajasthan, so you can write to us and mention the cities you wish to visit and we can suggest you the nearest Desert & Desert camp, if required.

Ques: Can I stay overnight in a Desert in Jaisalmer?

Ans: Yes, you can stay in dessert in tented camps. Now there are many camping resorts that offers accommodation in the desert. You can find A/C and Non A/C tents, your stay usually includes a camel ride to sand dunes at sunset, your dinner with folk dance performance under the stars in the desert and morning breakfast.

Ques: When is the best time to visit sand Dunes in Jaisalmer?

Ans: The best time to visit Jaisalmer is from October to March when the weather is pleasant. The days are pleasant and evenings are chillier in the deserts and that is the best time to enjoy the desert.

Summer gets very hot in deserts and most of the camps do not operate in Summers, few of them operates in September, so please check with us when you are planning for the visit.

Ques: What kind of accommodations are available in sand Dunes?

Ans: In Sand Dunes you will find Tented camp resorts, these resorts offer standard tented accommodation to luxury Swiss tents too, with & Without Air Conditioning as per your choice. There aren’t many hotel liker facilities there being tented camps in middle of dessert, but you will get good food, drinks, folk dance performance, camel rides etc.

Ques: Can I just go for Camel ride and return back to Jaisalmer for hotel stay?

Ans: Yes, you can do that, lots of our programs offers excursion to sand dunes with came ride at Sunset followed by overnight stay in Hotels in Jaisalmer. We can as well arrange a Hi-tea for sunset at sand Dunes for you on special request.

Ques: Can we dine at sand Dunes and stay back in Jaisalmer hotel?

Ans: Yes, you can do that in very few tented camps, please write to us to suggest you the places for the same.

Ques: Are there any Resort like accommodation at Sand Dunes?

Ans: Yes, you can also get a resort accommodation in dessert to enjoy sand dunes. Such resorts are usually far from the city and are in middle of deserts to give the guests private and less crowded experience of a desert.

You can find super luxury experience stay at The Serai Camps in Jaisalmer to Samsara Dessert camo in Dechu to Manwar Desert camp and many mores.

Please write to us to suggest you the best suitable resort for your requirement.

Ques: Which is the nearest airport to Sand Dunes?

Ans: Since Sand Dunes are not in the city, the airports & railway stations are mainly in the cities. Following are some important sand dunes and their distance to the nearest airports:


Sand Dunes & Deserts camps  

Nearest Airport

SAM sand Dunes  

Jaisalmer airport (01 hr / 50.6 kms approx.)

KHURI sand Dunes   Jaisalmer airport (48 mins / 46.2 kms approx.)
The Serai camps, Bherwa   Jaisalmer airport (01 hr / 53.4 kms approx.)
Manwar Desert Camps  

Jodhpur airport (02 hrs / 114 kms approx.)

Osian Desert Camps   Jodhpur airport (1 hr 25 min / 65 kms approx.)


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Ques: What are the activities one can do at sand Dunes apart from Camel ride?

Ans: You can do following activities at Sand Dunes:

  • Camel ride on Sand Dunes
  • Camel safari in Dessert from 01 Day to 05 days depending upon your requirement with overnight stay in desserts in tented camps / village houses etc.
  • Jeep safari – Jeep safari on the dunes is another adventurous experience in the Sand Dunes.

Ques: Which readymade programs do you suggest for experiencing Sand Dunes?

Ans: The following programs are the ones we suggest for experiencing Sand Dunes:

Ques: Which is the tour you suggest for 02 Nights / 03 days with stay in a Sand Dunes?

Ans: If you only have 02 nights to spare you can look at the following program:

Day 01 Arrive Jaisalmer by flight or by trains: Stay at a Dessert Camp in Sand Dunes.

Day 02 Dessert Camp at Dunes to Jaisalmer city: Sightseeing of Jaisalmer city & Stay in a hotel.

Day 03 Jaisalmer Departure by train or flight.