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Routes Guide: How to reach Dudhsagar waterfalls?

There are a lot of ways to reach Dudhsagar falls near Goa, Located at Goa-Karnataka border, the view that you get here is an unforgettable experience. It is a four-step waterfall, falling from the high altitudes of Western Ghats. Dudhsagar waterfalls is also considered as the fourth tallest waterfall in India. If we say, it is a very smooth trip to this spectacular place, it would be wrong. Reaching Dudhsagar waterfalls is not a very easy task. You need proper planning.

How to Reach dudhsagar falls

Dudhsagar Waterfal Railway Trip - How to reach dudhsagar falls ? You cannot reach directly to the waterfall. You will have to make break journeys. You need to take a train to Londa Junction. From there you have to take a local train/bus/taxi to Kulem. From Kulem your trek to the destination starts. From Londa junction to Kulem, it takes around 3 hours to reach. And then there is a 12km trek to reach waterfalls. You won’t be able to see the Dudhsagar waterfalls from far, but when you are just 1km away, you get the proper view of the waterfall.

Dudhsagar Falls from Jeep

Reaching options from Goa

Some people reach Kulem and prefer a trek, but for some trekking is not a very comfortable option. From Madgaon, you need to reach Mollem village by hiring a car, train or luxury bus. It is 40kms from Madgaon. On reaching there, you need to hire a jeep along with life jackets. To have a road trip from Goa, you need to travel on National Highway 4-A.

  • From Calangute, Mollem village is around 65 km. Vehicles are available there for groups. The view through the Mahavir Sanctuary is spellbinding.
  • The nearest Station to the falls is Kulem. The route for rail to reach the falls from Goa is Kulem - Mollem (6 km) - Dudhsagar Falls. There are two trains a day that stops at Dudhsagar Station. The view from Amravati express is amazing.

Reaching from Mumbai

The best and the cheapest way to reach Dudhsagar falls from Mumbai are by bus. You can also take a flight or train to Goa and then continue with your trip to the waterfalls. All the interstate buses halt at Mollem Village and the park office is located there. From here you can hire transport to reach Dudhsagar falls.

Dudhsagar Falls Direction

Best time to Visit Dudhsagar Falls

The best time to Visit Dudhsagar waterfalls is from the months of October to May. When the monsoon season is over, the water in the fall is in abundance. The route to reach Dudhsagar falls is simply amazing. It is so spectacular that you will fall in love with it. You can take a bath in the pool at the bottom of the waterfall. It is so chilling that you will enjoy to the core. Don’t wait, plan your Dudhsagar trip now.

List of Train that stops at Castle Rock Railway Station

Following are trains which stops at Castle Rock Station during Day Time.

  • Goa express is a daily passenger express train (12779) stop at Dudsagar
  • Vasco - Howrah express (18048) every Tue, Thu, Fri, and Sunday around 8:50 in the morning.
  • Velankanni Express (07315) Fri 17:10
  • YPR/VSG Superfast Express (02683) Sat at 09:15
  • MAS/ Vasco Express (17311) Fri at 09:25
  • Velankanni Express (17315) Mon at 11.25
  • Amaravathi Express (18047) Mon / Tue / Thu / Sat
  • KCG / YPR Express (17603) All Day at 11.25

Trains Pass-through Dudhsagar Falls

These all following trains leaving from Londa to Goa passes through Dudhasagar Station and the waterfall.

  • Amaravati express/Kuchhigudda Vasco (18047/17603) Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat around 10:40 am in the morning.
  • Chennai / Vasco (17311) every Saturday 8:40 Hrs
  • Poorna Express (11097) 12:15 hrs every Sunday.

Reach from Bangalore/Chennai/Hubli Side (Train Route)

Train Name: Chennai-Vasco Express (17311)

  • Friday (Once a Week)
  • Castle Rock (Near Dudhsagar) at 09:15 (Sat, Halt for 10 min)
  • Kulem at 10:55 (on Sat, Halt for 5 min)
  • Madgaon at 11.55 (on Sat)

Note: Please verify the details before the journey. We do not claim the accuracy of Rail Information.

Update: Get Dudhsagar during Monsoon

During monsoon time dudhsagar jeep safari remain closed, Trek is the only way to reach Dudhsagar Falls in the rainy season. Explore Trek to Dudhsagar Falls from Goa

Dudhsagar Jeep Safari Tour Information (October - June)

Includes :

  • Return A/C Transport on Sharing Basis
  • Jeep Safari through Mollem National Park
  • Life Jackets for swimming at the base of the waterfall
  • Guided Tour at Spice Plantation with Goan Style Buffet Lunch (Veg/Non-Veg)
  • Old Goa Churches (Complementary Visit)
  • All Entry Fees

Excludes :

  • Breakfast
  • Towels
  • Swimming costumes
  • Mineral Water and Beverages
  • Professional Camera fees
  • Elephant ride / Elephant shower at Spice Plantation

Note :

  • Pick up & Drop will be provided from hotels booked only in Calangute, Baga, Arpora, Nagoa, Candolim, Sinquerim and Nerul Area.
  • We do not provide our services to South Goa area. The nearest pick and drop point will be New KTC Bus Stand, Ponda City, Central Goa
  • If the vehicle unable reach to your hotel due to the narrow road, you will be picked up from the nearest location.
  • Children from age 3-5 years will be charged Rs. 1000 per child with no separate seats on the coach.
  • Children from age 6-9 years will be charged Rs 1400/- Per child.
  • Scheduled pickup time may change based on the crowd at Waterfall. It will be intimated the day before the trip.
  • Jeep Safari from National Park to Dudhsagar Waterfall and back will be strictly on sharing basis with max 7 members in one vehicle either you choose a private or shared vehicle from us.
  • You will be given 1 hour to spend at the Waterfall.
  • Changing Room facilities available separately for Gents and Ladies near Waterfall.
  • Kindly take care of your own belongings and valuables.
  • If there are any parking issues near Old Goa Church vicinity, then Old Goa trip may be cancelled without prior notice.
  • Please avoid wearing shorts and sleeveless clothes if you choose to enter places of worship.
  • Do not feed monkeys while walking on the way to Waterfall as they may pose threat.

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