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Dudhsagar Water Falls Tours Goa

Dudhsagar falls. It is located on the Guntakal–Vasco da Gama rail route. You can check out the cascading effect of the falls as you pass the area. It stands at 310 meters. The cascading effect of the waterfalls makes it appear milky white. Hence, the name Dudhsagar. It is a four-tiered waterfall, that originates from the Mandovi river in Sanguem Taluka. form a part of the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife sanctuary. You can also embark on a wildlife tour as well. In the recent past, Dudhsagar Falls has received a lot of attention from residents staying in Maharashtra and Karnataka. If you are touring with family, do make it a point to see the majestic waterfalls.

Quick Fact About Dudhsagar Falls

Legends Associated With Dudhsagar Falls The Dudhsagar Falls or milky white sea as the name suggests is associated with an age-old legend. There was a princess as per folklore. She was the daughter of the King of Ghats. The princess would take a bath regularly near the palace in a pond. So, the princess loved to drink milk. And, her handmaidens used to carry a golden jug full of white liquid. Once a young and handsome prince was passing by, and he managed to spot them near the pond. The princess had just stepped out of the pond. Her handmaidens on spotting him, poured the milk from the hills, to protect the modesty of the princess. This is the legend of Dudhsagar falls.

How To Reach Dudhsagar Falls?

You can visit the falls from all parts of India. Moreover, it is located at a distance of 71 km from Panaji. You can either take a cab or a bus from Panaji to Tambdi Surla. From there, you need to book another taxi to Dudhsagar Falls.
If you are flying in from other places, book a ticket to Goa International Airport. Take a taxi or self-drive if you are in a small group. For larger groups, you should contact a tour operator having expertise in conducting such tours in Goa.

Best Time To Visit Dudhsagar Falls

You can visit Dudhsagar Falls in the rainy season. The rivers are overflowing, and the falls have a huge water supply to fall back on. The ocean of milk will surely mesmerize you during the rains.
 
Activities That You Can Enjoy At Dudhsagar Falls
  If you are of the adventurous kind, plan a short trek from Castle Rock to Dudhsagar Falls. For all the tourists coming in from any part of India, it is an exhilarating experience. There are tourists who are coming in from Dharwad and Hubli. They can enjoy the trek from Castle Rock Railway Station to Dudh Sagar Falls. It is a 14 km trek that takes 5-6 hours.

National Park Jeep Safari National Park Jeep Safari

The Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park is a wildlife area. If you are visiting the Dudhsagar Falls, ensure to complete this trip as well. You can also visit the Kadambas of Goa, a religious site. Apart from semi-evergreen, evergreen, and deciduous trees, you can spot wildlife as well. The park has leopards, buffaloes, Bengal Tiger, Squirrels, Pangolins, Spotted Deer, and many more. Popular birds spotted inside the park are Drongos, Hornbills, Woodpeckers, and Bulbul. There are other cultural attractions in the vicinity of the park. Moreover, you can take a jeep ride across the park. The jeep safaris start after the rainy season. There are jungle resorts inside the park, where you can stay. Always pre-book such facilities from a trusted tour operator.

The Tambdi Surla Temple

The 12th-century temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is located inside Mollem National Park. As per local tales, a King Cobra stays inside the temple and protects the structure. Tambdi Temple is the oldest temple in Goa. The temple has survived numerous invasions so far. But it still stands strong. There is another fascinating fact, that you should know. The temple faces east and the sun’s first rays fall on the deity. It is a sight to behold. You can enjoy a view of the Tambdi Surla Falls, which is located 90 minutes away from the temple. Take a dip in the cool waters to freshen up after a long journey to and from Dudhsagar Falls. Devil’s Canyon While visiting Dudhsagar Falls, you can also visit the Devil’s Canyon. It is a scenic location, which is completely submerged during the rainy season.

Tips For First-Time Visitors To Dudhsagar Falls

  • If you are visiting Dudhsagar Falls, for the first time, you ought to keep certain things in mind. You can travel to Dudhsagar Railway Station or Castle Rock. However, all the trains do not stop there. Therefore, you should check the timetable beforehand.
  • If you are planning to do a jeep safari near Dudhsagar Falls, you need to head to Kulem early in the morning.
  • The entry time, to watch the majestic falls is 6 pm. Bookings are taken till 2 pm.
  • If you are planning on a jeep safari in the nearby forests, then it is cost-effective to travel in groups of seven.
  • If you are planning to cover the distance on foot, from Castle Rock to Dudhsagar Falls, then wear comfortable clothing.
  • Always, take a full-day trip, when you are going to visit the majestic, Dudhsagar Falls. It is a paradise on earth amongst pristine and green surroundings.
  • Always carry your Mobile camera, or DSLR to take beautiful shots.
  • Refrain from carrying any valuables.
  • Thus, you can cover a number of places on tour to the Dudhsagar Falls. It is on the list of the majestic falls in India. Enjoy it to the fullest on your trip there.