Our Dudhsagar Falls has become the most popular weekend destination now, particularly for those traveling from cities like Pune, Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai. After the Lockdown, Most of the tourists made the Dudhsagar waterfalls a part of their itinerary. This waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in India, which literally means ‘Sea of milk’.
If you planning for the Dudhsagar waterfall Trip then this blog will be your best guide for your Memorable Trip.
Here we cover the best possible way to visit Dudhsagar Waterfall.
Where is Dudh Sagar Falls Located?
Dudhsagar Falls is a four-tiered waterfall with several ways to reach each level. This waterfall is located in the Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary among the Western Ghats. It is surrounded by beautiful dense forests with plentiful biodiversity. During the summer you will find less water force but in monsoon season you will get an enormous force of water. The mountains from which the Dudhsagar waterfalls emerge are in Karnataka and the forest in which they fall is in Goa.
How to Go from Goa to Dudhsagar
- By Dudhsagar waterfall Trek with guide – most popular in the monsoon time.
- By Jeep Safari to the Dudhsagar waterfalls
- Also by Train, you can reach the Dudhsagar waterfalls
Best Time to Visit the Dudhsagar Waterfalls:
- The Best time to visit the Dudhsagar falls is during the Monsoon but you need to go on a Railway Trek, Between June – and September (During Heavy Rain Trek Routes are closed. So Before You Go, Please Check the Current Situation)
- Jeep safari to the Dudhsagar Falls: starts post-monsoon till June.
- Trek to the Dudhsagar by yourself: any day you can go but I personally not recommend this way Because safety is the first preference for all of us nowadays due to covid.
How to Reach Dudhsagar falls by Road?
- Calangute to Dudhsagar Waterfalls Distance: approx 80km
- South Goa to Dudhsagar Distance: approx 65km
- Palolem Beach to Dudhsagar Falls Distance: approx 70km
- Colva Beach to Dudhsagar Falls Distance: approx 53.9km
Trek to Dudhsagar waterfalls
- In Goa, your trek to the Dudhsagar waterfalls will start by climbing up the railway tracks from Kulem. You will climb up the Braganza ghat by crossing several tunnels to reach the Dudhsagar waterfalls. The trekking distance from Kulem to the Dudhsagar waterfalls is 10.4 km.
- If you start in Karnataka, you will trek over the railway tracks from Castle Rock. The trekking distance from Castle Rock to the Dudhsagar waterfalls is about 13 km.
- You can get off the Amravati Express at Sonalium which is an unscheduled stop. At Sonalium, you will have to climb down the ladder and jump off the train as there is no platform. You have to walk roughly 3 km to reach Dudhsagar waterfalls.
Rules about trekking to Dudhsagar waterfalls through the railway tracks
Walking on the railway tracks is banned by the Railway Police. You are officially not allowed to access the Dudhsagar waterfalls through the railway tracks. Railway Police standing near the Dudhsagar waterfalls in the monsoon and ensuring no one gets off the train.
A Humble Request to you
Frequently Asked Questions
- Is Dudhsagar waterfall worth visiting?
Dudhsagar waterfall is one of the best places to visit in Goa for its beautiful view and we would recommend every keen traveler to visit the waterfall at least once.
- Is online booking available for the Dudhsagar waterfall Trip?
- Can I take a dip/bath in the waters of Dudhsagar falls?
Yes, it’s your choice! Take a dip in the waters at the bottom tier of the waterfall. But, do not get too bold as diving is prohibited since the bottom side of the water could be rocky with irregular depths.
- Is trekking banned in Dudhsagar?
The Castle Rock to Dudhsagar Trek is permanently closed due to tragic incidents in recent years. You will be heavily fined by the railway police and are forced to go back if found trekking on this railway route. Although one can trek from Kulem during monsoon and from Kuveshi during post-monsoon or dry seasons. The choice is yours, we don’t recommend this.
- Is camping allowed at Dudhsagar waterfall?
Yes, you can stay overnight in a tent near the waterfall. Police are always there near the site. Get approval from them and pitch your tent.