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Dudhsagar Falls: The beauty of Goa

Dudhsagar Falls

GOA, AUG 29,(UITV): Dudhsagar Waterfalls (Dudh – Milk, Sagar – Sea; literally Sea of Milk) is a 4-tiered waterfall situated in Goa. While Goa is famous for beautiful beaches, there are number of interesting yet unexplored offbeat places to visit in Goa. After the shooting scenes of famous Bollywood film ‘Chennai Express’ at Dudhsagar Falls, it has become very popular and is often a part of the to-visit list of tourists willing to travel to offbeat Goa. Considered among the tallest waterfalls in India, Dudhsagar waterfalls is particularly unique and spectacular due to a railway track that cuts right through the middle of the falls. In this article you will find everything you need to know about how to reach Dudhsagar waterfalls and what to expect.

 

Location of Dudhsagar Falls: In Goa, Dudhsagar waterfalls is situated in eastern side of the state in Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary amongst the Western Ghats further ahead from a town named Collem or Kulem. Dudhsagar Waterfall forms border between Karnataka and Goa states and is in the middle of dense forest area. Kulem is 66 kms from Panaji or 36 kms from Margao towards east. One can reach Kulem by road or take a train from Margao. If one is coming from Bangalore side, one can reach Castlerock which is around 500 kms from Bangalore.

Dudhsagar Falls is considered one of India’s tallest waterfalls. It falls from a height of 1020 feet and is approximately 100 feet wide. Dudhsagar Falls is in its peak flow in the monsoon season (June to September). As the waterfall is rain fed, it forms huge force of water in monsoon. However, in summer season (March to June) the flow wanes out and the falls are not particularly spectacular.