Dudhsagar Falls Guide : How to Reach ?

Where is Located ?

Dudhsagar waterfall is located in the Sanguem Taluka of Goa and comes under the jurisdiction of the Goa Forest Departments as it is considered a part of the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary. For Trekking Purpose You can travel by road or rail to Kulem railway station and make way for the trek to the waterfall.

For Jeep Safari (See Operational Season) You can even hire a jeep with a driver to reach the waterfalls, but you still have to walk a little bit to reach the base of the waterfalls. The roads leading the way to the waterfall are maintained by the Goa Forest Department who charge all the visitors a nominal fee for the entry. They charge Rs 300 for the still camera.

How to Reach Dudhsagar ?

To reach this mesmerizing waterfalls, You will find a bumpy track which is suitable for only a four-wheeled vehicle. But the visitors still need to trek for about 1 km to reach the base of the waterfall. There are jeeps readily available for hire costing Rs 1200 which carry six people at a time. The driver would wait for one and a half hour at the dropping point before bringing back the visitors.

The adventurous and a thrilling trek starts from the village known as Kuveshi. The trail crosses over the Mandovi River which is rough and swollen during the monsoon months; therefore the trek is not available during the monsoon season. You will find a trek that begins at the Kulem or Collem railway station which is 11 km in length and offers the tourists a splendid view of the Ghats and valleys.

Reach Dudhsagar From Different Locations of India

From Madgao

One has to reach Mollem village which is just 40 kms from there. After reaching Mollem or Kulem, one has to hire a jeep to reach Dudhsagar. Though the trail to the falls is quite bumpy but exciting.

From Panjim

Dudhsagar waterfalls is around 74 kms. It takes a total time of 2.30 hours to reach the destination.

From Calangute

Mollem is around 65 kms. One has to rent to cab or take a bus to reach Kulem and from there jeep Safari has to be hired. To reach Dudhsagar station, there are two trains a day that leaves Goa.


Reaching from Mumbai

Best option to reach Dudhsagar is by road. One can either take a bus from Mumbai to Dudhsagar or can also drive or hire a car.

Taking a flight or train to Goa and then continue the journey to Dudhsagar is another option which can save a lot of time. Reaching Goa in flight takes around an hour and then, one can continue by taking a bus or taking a cab on rent.

If one is traveling in an interstate bus, there is a halt at Mollem Village. One can get down and take a jeep to reach the waterfall.


From Bangalore

Bangalore is a well-connected city by bus, train and air. Any option can be taken to reach Goa. And from Goa, the same travel patterns need to be followed. From Amravati express also passengers can have a clear view of Dudhsagar.

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Preferred tourist trek

The preferred tourist trek is the one that begins at the Castle Rock station in Karnataka. You should go prepared for this kind of a trek which spans out to be 14 km of rough terrain. You will not find any available places for food or water around the area of the falls; therefore it is advised for the tourists to make their arrangement and carry some foodstuff and water with them.

From September to May, the trip is often made a full day affair along with picnic lunch in the area that surrounds the natural beauty of the falls. Camping always helps you to connect with the Mother Nature.

You will discover that during the monsoon season, treks are the only way that will provide you aid to have access to the waterfall and since they are blooming, therefore they obstruct the passage of the vehicle. Reaching the Dudhsagar Waterfall in the monsoon season is difficult, but this scintillating and majestic waterfalls will make your visit worthwhile.