Tuesday, August 30, 2011

How to reach Dudhsagar waterfals

Dudhsagar waterfals is located on the Mandovi River in the state of Karnataka, India, on Goa's border with the state of Karnataka. It is 60 km from Panaji. The falls lie high up in the Mandovi River's watershed and so are 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 Falls is listed as India's 5th tallest waterfall,and is 227th in the world at 310 M. The water plummets hundreds of feet in large volumes during the monsoon season, forming one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in Goa. 
Best time to visit: The good time to visit this magnificent falls and soak in its beauty is the Monsoon when the falls become active. It might get risky travelling to the waterfall during monsoon as the roads get slippery. However, visiting the Dudhsagar after the Monsoons form October to Mid December is a great idea as the roads are dry and safe and the fall still full of water.
How to reach Dudhsagar falls by Bus: Being the most popular waterfall in Goa, Dudhsagar forms a major sightseeing option on a tour organized by the Goa tourism Development Corporation (GTDC), or any other Private operators. The Dudhsagar falls is easily accessible by a train journey from Vasco or Margao. The train stops at Colllem in the Bhagwan Sanctuary near Mollem before reaching Dudhsagar falls. If you want reach the spot by the road then you can take jeep from the railway station of Collem. The roadway is recommended only between January and May when the level of the water permits the jeep to reach the base of the Dudhsagar falls. The interstate bus stand is at Ponda. Buses and taxis are also available from panaji to reach the Dudhsagar falls.
How to reach Dudhsagar falls by Train:  It is 10 kilometers from Kulem Railway Station. This waterfalls lies on the Londa-Madgaon railway route. To view this waterfalls from close distance, travel by Delhi-Goa express (12780), Pune-Ernakulam Express(11098), Chennai-VascoDaGama Express or Miraj-Castle Rock passenger train which starts from Miraj rail junction. The falls is border for Karnataka and Goa states. One can also reach from Karnataka. The only accessible connectivity is Train. The station route is Hubli->Dharwad->Londa (or Belgaum->Londa)->Castle Rock->Kannai Ghat-> Doodha Sagar.


Nandish s said...

please any body help me to get best timing train to visit dudhsagar falls. morning at 7 to 10 so that i can reach at right time .

Hari haran.g said...

22150 train number from panvel time 21.25 wednesday night to madgaon u will reach at 7.10 am thursday then take 18048 amaravati train to castle rock 1.30 mins travel time.

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