Dudhsagar Falls is a tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River 60 km from Panaji. During the monsoon season, Dudhsagar falls is transformed into one of the most powerful falls in India. Dudhsagar Falls is listed as India's fifth tallest waterfall. The water plummets hundreds of metres in large volumes during the rainy season, forming one of the most spectacular sights in Goa.
Set amidst breathtaking scenery measuring a mighty 600m from head to foot Dudhsagar Waterfalls attracts a steady stream of visitors from the coast to see Mandovi River form a foaming torrent that splits into three streams to cascade down a near-vertical cliff face into a deep green pool. Near the top of the falls, the railway line from Vasco to Londa crosses the mountainside, with excellent views from the train.
Tambdi Surla Mahadev temple is located at a distance of 25 kms from Dudhsagar Waterfalls. The Mahadev temple is very well maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India
Entry Fee at Dudhsagar Waterfalls
The Forest Department charges an entrance fee of Rs 20/- per person. A still camera permit to the Dudhsagar waterfalls costs Rs 300/- and a professional camera permit could cost Rs 5000/-
Dudhsagar by Train
Dudhsagar Waterfall can be reached both by road and rail. It can be reached by road from Panaji or Madgaon by National Highway NH4A and by train from Madgaon railway junction. There is a railway station called Dudhsagar Falls where trains stop for a minute or so for technical reason but no tickets are issued to or from this station and it is not a commercial halt for trains. The next railway station is Collem 13 km from the Falls.
Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary
Situated near the town of Molem, 57 kilometres from Panaji Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary and Mollem National Park is one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in Goa. the park covers an area of 240 square kilometres of western ghats.