Overview

Adventure Geek Invites you to the Dudhsagar Waterfall trek

Dudhsagar Waterfall trek is one of the world's most exquisite falls. It lies high up in the Mandovi River's watershed and so is not particularly spectacular during the dry season. During the monsoon season, however, the falls are transformed into one of the most powerful falls in India. Dudhsagar Waterfalls is listed as India's fifth tallest waterfall and is 227th in the world at 310 m. The water plummets hundreds of meters (over a thousand feet) in large volumes during the rainy monsoon season, forming one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in Goa. It is a major part of the Goa ecosystem. It is a four-tiered waterfall with a total height of 310 meters (1017 feet) and an average width of 30 meters (100 feet)

The famous photograph of Trains passing through before the waterfalls can be seen in this route and also the complete stretch of the falls will be visible while you hike towards the waterfalls.

Dudhsagar Waterfalls- springing from a lofty height of 600m is located on the Goa-Karnataka border. It lies at a distance of 60 km from Panaji and 10 km from Colem Railway Station. Dudhsagar Falls (literally Sea of Milk ) is a tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River in the Indian state of Goa on Goa's border with Karnataka state. It is four-tiered.

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Note:- Rs.1500 is non-refundable if you cancel the trip

1 Night 1 Day 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, and more Agarkar Nagar, Maharashtra
Highlights
  • Magnificent View of Dudhsagar Waterfall.
  • 16 kms walk through Railway track with Beautiful Nature.
  • Train passes through a fall, Memorable for Photography.
  • Famous spot from Chennai Express Movie.
  • India’s fifth tallest waterfall and is 227th in the world at 310 m
Itinerary

Dudhsagar waterfall Trek 2024
Dudhsagar falls

Itinerary

Day 1:
03:00 pm Meet Adventure Geek Leader at Pune. We will catch Goa Express which leaves at 4.15 pm.
08:00 pm Dinner time (Bring your Dinner)
Will be having a few games too while traveling.
10:00 pm Good Night!!!

Day 2:
04:30 am - Reach Kulem station.
05:30 am - Freshen up, breakfast time, and gear up for the Trek.
06:00 am - Introduction round and start trekking towards the Dudhsagar Waterfall (14 Km).
09:30 am - Reach Dudhsagar Base Waterfall and enjoy the scenic view of the waterfalls
11:30 am - Start Return Journey toward the starting point of Dudhsagar Falls
02:30 pm - Reach Base Point, Freshen up, and have lunch.
04:30 pm - Leave for Madgaon by train
06:30 pm - Reach Madgaon and Catch 07.15 Matsyagandha Express (12620).
08:00 pm - Dinner Time (Need to bring on your own)

Day 3:
05:00 am - Reach Panvel (Pune Participants will get down at Panvel and catch the next train for Home)
05:57 am - Reach Thane
06:35 am - Reach LTT and leave for your respective homes with memories.


FAQ For Dudhsagar Waterfall
Do we need to buy tickets for the Dudhsagar trek?
Adventure Geek will take care of the ticket and the price includes an SL Coach Train Ticket

Can we do the Dudhsagar waterfall trek in Sandals?
We need to walk on the Railway track and then to Mahavir Sanctuary so Good Trekking is Recommended 

Can female solo travelers join us for the Dudhsagar Waterfall Trek?
Yes we have a Ratio of 60 - 40 % female travelers in the group 

Is there is Washroom on the trek?
On Trek, there is no Washroom one needs to go to the Open Space area, We have a washroom Near Starting Point.


Dudhsagar waterfall trek event starting from?
Participants from Mumbai need to reach Pune station by 4.00 pm and Pune Participants can meet us at the Station
If there are more participants from Mumbai Adventure Geek assist you and we all can travel together from Mumbai to Pune.

How to reach Pune Station?
Participants can take a Volvo, Shivneri, or Train to Pune
Normally all participants travel together in a cab or bus

Do we get a life Jacket? 
Yes, it is compulsory to wear a Life Jacket while you are on a trek to Dudhsagar Falls

What all things do we need to Carry for the trek?
Please Carry, extra pair of clothes, flip-flops, glucose d also some ready-to-eat food packed in a good plastic bag and kept in a good trekking bag.



DUDHSAGAR WATERFALL INFO

How to Get to Goa's Dudhsagar Waterfall
In Goa's Western Ghats, near the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, is where you'll find the Dudhsagar waterfall. You may explore the Sanctuary jungle, a natural wonder, by hiking to Dudhsagar. Wild dogs, Bengal tigers, grey-headed mynas, spotted deer, bears, leopards, bison, and many butterfly species, including the lime butterfly, Mormon, and tailed jay, are just a few of the creatures and birds that call this sanctuary home.  This waterfall can be reached in a variety of ways, including:

via train
Two trains are available every day, however, they are not related to the collapse in any way. The closest train stations from which people can walk to waterfalls are Kulem and Castle Rock. For those who enjoy trekking and adventure, this method of accessing the waterfall is highly advised. However, travelers should avoid choosing this option if they are traveling with the elderly or young children.

Via Road
Dudhsagar waterfall, which is on the coasts of Goa and Karnataka, is also accessible by road. If you're coming from Panjim, the state capital of Goa, or any other area in North Goa, you'll need to use the road to get there. You can hire a private taxi to transport you to the entrance of the Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary close to the village of Mollem on the border between Goa and Karnataka. You can use the official management's Jeeps to travel to the waterfalls from this location.

Note: After arriving at this well-known waterfall in Goa, visitors are permitted to stay for a total of 1 hour and 30 minutes. This period of time runs from the moment you are dropped off at the parking space until the moment the designated Jeep returns

  • One of India's five highest waterfalls, Dudhsagar is situated on the border between Goa and Karnataka, around 60 miles from Goa. Dudhsagar Waterfalls, which have a height of about 310m (1017ft) and a width of about 100ft, exhibit a powerful force of nature and are a sight to behold. Due to its captivating natural beauty and spectacular surroundings, this magnificent waterfall is one of the top sites to visit close to Goa. The presence of this stunning four-tiered waterfall in the 2013 hit film Chennai Express increased its popularity. It is currently one of the most visited locations for tourists traveling to Goa and adjacent locations. The Dudhsagar waterfalls in Goa initially resemble a pour of milk coming down a mountain before changing into waterfalls. In Goa, the Dudhsagar waterfalls first resemble a stream of milk pouring down the mountain before changing into gushing cascades. Here is all the information you need to know about the Dudhsagar Waterfalls

    History and Visit the Fall of the Dudhsagar Waterfalls
    The name Dudhsagar, which translates to "Sea of Milk," of Goa's most well-known waterfall comes from a legend. This was the preferred location of a stunning princess who would take a bathed in a lake close to the Mandovi River. She frequently drank sweetened milk from a golden jug after taking a bath. She once caught a lovely prince looking at her while taking a dip in the lake. She then used the milk in the Golden Jug to pour a white virtual curtain in front of herself, blocking the view of the lake's crystal-clear water. The milk is still said to fall from the mountainside in remembrance of the princess' virtues.

  • Visit the Dudhsagar Waterfalls
    The biggest tourist destination in Goa is the Dudhsagar waterfall, which offers a wide range of thrilling activities to keep visitors amused.

    Trek to Dudhsagar waterfall
    Dudhsagar Waterfall, one of the top trekking locations, offers outdoor enthusiasts a chance to get up close and personal with nature and the wild. The Dudhsagar waterfall hike runs through verdant, thick forests, allowing you to photograph the breathtaking natural sceneries. It would be fun to hike to this waterfall, but you must be cautious of the deadly snakes on the trails.

    Camping
    This well-known waterfall in Goa is a great place to go camping because it is surrounded by a natural environment. You may opt for the Castle Rock adventure camp, which offers a variety of amenities like several trekking excursions, bunker beds, tranquil playgrounds, and quiet surroundings. Your wish for a trip with extra excitement and an adrenaline rush in a budget-friendly and unusual location might be fulfilled by the adventure camp.

    At the Dudhsagar Waterfalls, swimming
    The waterfall-created natural lakes are perfect for swimming. These pools were formed organically, so swimming in them would be enjoyable and wonderful. The fall's natural beauty makes it a popular picnic location with tourists.

    Trek to Castle Rock
    This walk is enjoyable for those who want to admire the natural beauty up close. This 14 km long trip takes about 4-5 hours to complete, giving you time to experience something exciting along the route. The main draw is the beautiful splendor because the trip will take you to several works of nature art. In addition, this route requires you to cross several railroad overpasses and tunnels.
    There are numerous hotels close to Goa that offer cozy lodging choices based on your needs and budget. It is possible to arrange a day trip to the waterfall. 

    Best Time to Go to Dudhsagar Falls
    The monsoon season is when you may see nature at its most magnificent. Therefore, the best time to visit this waterfall is from July to October, or during and after the monsoon. However, the water level is high during the monsoon, therefore you must use extreme caution and take additional safety measures while visiting this location. Visit this waterfall in Goa between October and February after the monsoon if you want to get the most out of your trip. At this time of year, hiking to a waterfall is not dangerous. Moreover, the water level is moderate and the trail is easier and more accessible in this season.

    Timings and Cost for Dudhsagar Falls
    The Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary's gate opens at seven in the morning and is open until five in the afternoon. It is advisable to arrive early if you want to have the entire day to take in the breathtaking scenery of the Dudhsagar waterfall. 

    Nearby Destinations Near the Dudhsagar Waterfall trek
    Temple Tambdi Surla
    The Tambadi Surla temple, one of Goa's oldest historical sites, draws visitors with its ornate and detailed architecture. This temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva, has an intriguing shine due to the use of elements like grey-black talc chlorite soapstone in its construction. The only Kadamba Yadava dynasty building now standing is the Tambdi Surla Temple. Don't forget to look into Goa's ancient past when you visit Dudhsagar Waterfall.

    Satan's Canyon
    Devil's Canyon, also known as Devcharacho Kond, is a river gorge located about 1 kilometer from the fall. The canyon genuinely has the appearance of a Devil's canyon due to the strong undercurrents that slam hard and the slick, mold-covered rocks all around. Right amid stunning patches of forests, the Devil’s Canyon is a perfect hiking spot for adventure lovers.

    National Park of Mollem or Mollem National Park
    Mollem National Park is another attraction near Dudhsagar Waterfall. The Mollem National Park, which had previously been a game refuge, received the designation in 1969. It is a fantastic location to add intrigue and unforgettable details to your tour of the Dudhsagar fall. A variety of snake species, including the King Cobra, Malabar Pit Viper, Hump-nosed Pit Viper, and Indian Rock Python, can be found in this park. Additionally, a variety of species, including the golden oriole, Fairy bluebird, three-toed kingfisher, wagtails, and big Indian hornbill, can be seen here.

    To the Spice Plantation on foot
    You can enhance your trip's memories by visiting the spice plantation close to the autumn. You might spend the entire day exploring this area and attempting to comprehend the variety of spices. In addition, a lunch buffet prepared in the Goan style is available there for your enjoyment. You will undoubtedly have a memorable experience eating real food made with freshly crushed spices. Here, you can even take a ride on an elephant.
     

    Mahaveer sanctuary and Mollem
    castle rock
    visit the fall
    western ghats
    sanctuary and Mollem national

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Sleeper Class tickets from Pune-Kulem- Madgaon– Mumbai/Pune
  • Kulem To Madgaon general tickets
  • Dudhsagar Jungle entry tickets
  • Breakfast, Lunch (Veg) on Day 2  (Sunday)
  • Expertise and guide charges

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Food on train (Saturday)
  • Packaged Water/Beverages 
  • Train tickets from Mumbai-Pune
  • Tax as applicable
  • Any kind of insurance, Softdrinks etc.
  • Anything other than above-mentioned inclusions.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.

 

Things to carry

Compulsory:

  • Water bottle – Min. 2 Ltr. compulsory required during trek
  • Good Quality Torch with Cells. 
  • Original Id Proof Compulsory 
  • Full Sleeves T-shirt & Full Track Pant while Trekking.
  • Sports shoes, Full Ankle Socks while trekking. Floaters/ Slippers for Train Journey.
  • Extra Clothes
  • Sanitary kit - Paper Soap, Towel & Napkin, Tooth Brush, Tooth Paste, Tissue paper, etc
  • Ready to eat food
  • Personal Medicines if any.

 

Optional:

  • Camera & Camera Battery (Plastic bag to cover Camera).
  • Portable Mobile Charger.
  • Food for Saturday Train Journey.
  • Extra Carry bags to keep your Wet Cloths.
  • Zip pouch to save your Mobile & Wallet.
Note

Please Note: We are not allowed to visit Dudhsagar Railway Bridge, we can trek only upto the base of the waterfalls and enjoy the view from there.


  • Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing
  • Wear shoes with good grips
  • Use repellents to keep bugs away
  • Do not stay away from your group during the trek
  • Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts
  • Avoid wearing precious Jewellery while trekking.
  • Entering the dudhsagar waterfall is strictly prohibited.
  • No washroom facilities are available in the area.
  • Mobile connectivity is unavailable in the area, as it is surrounded by a dense forest.
  • Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. In Mountains & Jungles, smoking attracts honeybees and one has to face dangerous "honeybee attack" where survival of the person is difficult, hence smoking is strictly prohibited. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
  • Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
  • If cancellation done prior to 30 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
  • If done prior to 15 days of outing 50% will be refunded
  • If done prior to 10 days of outing 40% will be refunded
  • If done prior to 5 days of outing 20% will be refunded
  • After that no refund will be provided.
  • Cancellation done within 12 hours of payment 100% refundable. (Not applicable on payments made before or less than 10 days of the event. Below policy will be applicable.)
Pickup point
Pune Railway Station, Agarkar Nagar, Pune, Maharashtra, India View on Map