July 26, 2022
CM Content Team
Dudhsagar fall in Goa
Unarguably, God is the greatest artist of all. And you can see the brilliance of His creations by looking at the many natural marvels in India, like Dudhsagar Waterfall in Goa. Located on the Goa-Karnataka border, this gorgeous waterfall attracts tourists especially during the monsoon.
The white, foamy water gushing from the mountain top, creates an illusion of milk flowing down. The monsoon Dudhsagar Falls are in full flow between July and September, and the white water and the lush green background looks picture perfect! The sight exudes beauty and power. The strong current and the roaring sound of the waterfalls can be heard even from a distance and just the sight of the Dudhsagar falls would fill your heart with joy and awe!
You actually don’t need a specific reason or season to visit this breathtakingly beautiful waterfall in Goa; you can visit this place anytime. You can decide the best depending on what you want to encounter at these magical streams. October to June is a wonderful time to come to this place, as the weather is pleasant, and the water flow is timid.
July to September, i.e., during the monsoon months, the fall is at its ferocious best, and the surroundings turn into a million shades of green.
There are many interesting fables about Dudhsagar falls. One such story is of the beautiful princess who loved taking a bath in the lake near her home, which is where the Dudhsagar falls originate from. As part of her bathing ritual, would always drink a glass of milk in her golden mug.
One day, when she was bathing in the lake, she noticed a charming man gazing at her from a distance. To block his sight through the crystal-clear water of the lake, she immediately spilled the milk from her mug into the water. It is said that it is the milk from her mug is still endlessly flowing in the streams of the waterfall, hence the name, ‘Dudhsagar Waterfall.’
Distance from Dudhsagar Falls – 4.8 kms (approx.)
Located in Sanguem Taluka, the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary is a nature and wildlife lovers’ paradise. During the monsoon, the rain washes the jungle in different hues of browns and greens and the whole place comes alive, making your safari in the forest even more enriching than other days. Here you can spot many exotic birds and animals, including wild boar, Bengal tiger, wild dog, great Indian hornbill, golden oriole, emerald dove and more.
Distance from Dudhsagar Falls – 30 kms
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Tambdi Surla Temple, which is also known as Mahadeva Temple is one of the oldest temples in Goa. Built in the 12th century, it is one the best places to visit near Dudhsagar. Constructed in Kadamba style, this temple attracts Hindu devotees from all over Goa, especially during the Mahashivratri festival. The rustic-looking temple from the outside and the vast open green garden are contrasting, yet somehow, they are in perfect sync with each other.
Distance from Dudhsagar Falls – 10.1 kms
Collem is a village located near Dudhsagar Waterfall, and it serves as the gateway to the waterfall. You can explore the local markets, try Goan cuisine, and experience the vibrant culture of the region.
Hidden in the wilderness of the Dudhsagar waterfalls, is an adventure camp known as Castle Rock Adventure Camp. It is a place to get away from the city chaos, leave all the work stress and worries behind and just relax. This is one of the best places to visit near Dudhsagar waterfall in monsoon.
If you are looking for some off-beat things to do in Goa, camping near the falls could be the perfect thing to satiate your hunger for adventure. The camping ground is also a perfect base for the trekking expeditions to the nearby trails.
The monsoon is a great time to go trekking into the thick Dudhsagar forest. This trail is about 12 kms long, and it takes about 4-6 hours to cover the distance. Many people conduct trekking tours to Dudhsagar waterfalls, it is one of the best monsoon activities in India that would give you an experience of a lifetime.
The muddy tracks could be slippery, and you must be careful while walking on them. Also, during your trek, take note of the wilderness that surrounds you, which only adds to the thrilling experience.
If you’re wondering how to reach Dudhsagar Falls, here are the best options:
The nearest railway station to Dudhsagar Waterfall is Kulem Railway Station, which is about 11 kilometres away. You can catch a train to Kulem from Madgaon in Goa.
From Kulem Railway Station, you can hire a jeep or take a shared cab to reach the waterfall. The journey from Kulem to Dudhsagar is an adventurous off-road ride.
Instead of taking a shared jeep or cab, you can trek the 11 kilometre trail from Kulem to Dudhsagar waterfall. In this trek, you will get a splendid view of the ghats and valleys, and this is the most preferred way to reach Dudhsagar waterfall in monsoon.
No matter what time of the year you are visiting Dudhsagar Falls, you can enjoy a relaxing stay in Goa, and explore other beautiful sites that Goa has to offer. And, for stay options, you need not look beyond resorts in Goa by Club Mahindra. There are many options; you can stay at Club Mahindra Assonora, Club Mahindra Varca Beach Resort, Club Mahindra Emerald Palms or Club Mahindra Acacia Palms. Each of these resorts promise a comfortable stay, delicious cuisine, and a host of premium amenities and fun activities – the perfect recipe for a fun-filled family holiday in Goa.
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