The Dudhsagar Falls is located in the state of Goa and some 60 kilometres away from Panaji. It has four tiers and is situated on the Mandovi river. The waterfall is located within the Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park along the Karnataka- Goa border.
Dudhsagar falls is one of tallest waterfalls in the country and has a height of 310 metres. The area also has lush green forests all around. The waterfall looks ordinary during the dry season but during monsoons with the heavy rainfall, the flow increases and it is a spectacular sight. It has a four-tiered cascade.
A jeep ride through forests and spice plantations will take you to Dudhsagar Falls. The entry point to the falls is at Kulem which is around 60 kilometres away from Calangute or Baga. On the way to this place, you can also witness the Old Goa churches which are known for their exquisite architecture. You can take a dip at the foot of the waterfalls and marvel at the beautiful surroundings all around.
You can also visit the spice plantations that fall on the way to this place where you can also go for an elephant ride.
A visit to Dudhsagar Falls when you are in Goa is highly recommended. Our package has combined all the things one should indulge in during a visit to this.
Our Dudhsagar Waterfalls package is a day-long affair and we would start at around 7:00am in the morning from Calangute. The distance between Calangute to the entry point of the waterfalls is around 60 kilometres.
The pick up and drop between Calangute and this place would be arranged. A bumpy jeep safari ride of about 12 kilometres through the forest will bring us to the waterfalls. You can take a dip at the foot of the waterfalls or just choose to take pictures and witness the natural beauty all around.
After spending some quality time here, we will head to the next part of today’s journey which is a visit to the spice plantation. A guided tour of the spice plantation is part of this package. We will learn about the various spices and herbs that grow here.This will be followed by a sumptuous Goan buffet lunch. You can opt for an elephant ride here as well.
We will next head over to the last destination of today’s itinerary which is Old Goa which boasts of churches and cathedrals that were built some 400 years ago. Old Goa is also a UNESCO protected site. From here, we will head back to Calangute. The trip would finish at around 5:00pm in the evening.
There are a number of monkeys in the area surrounding the foot of the waterfall. Do not feed them
Carry swimwear and wear hiking boots
If you are entering the water pool near the foot of the waterfalls, make sure you wear a life jacket
Carry an identification card or document as it may be required while obtaining permits
The activity is of easy level of difficulty. There are not many challenges. The transportation to the waterfalls and the other places, the permits and other things are part of the package. The path to waterfalls might be bumpy in parts, however, will not pose any difficulty.
The best time to do this trek is from July to February. The post-monsoon season is the best because the terrain is not muddy and slippery. Summers should be avoided as the water flow is less and the weather is sultry.