Overview

Dudhsagar waterfall height: 310 metres (1017 feet)
Dudhsagar waterfall width: 30 metres (100 feet)
Dudhsagar Waterfalls Trek from Kulem station: 12 kms
Dudhsagar waterfall Trek from Kulem duration: 4-5 hours to reach the same (One way)
Dudhsagar waterfall trek difficulty level: somewhere between easy to moderate level trek
Dudhsagar waterfall from Mumbai: 600 km by road
Dudhsagar waterfall from Pune: 450 km away from Pune by road
Tambdi Surla waterfall height: 50 meters in a zig-zag manner
Tambdi Surla waterfall trek difficulty level: Medium
Tambdi Surla waterfall trek duration: 2-3 hours one way
Tambdi Surla waterfall trek distance: 5 kilometers (round trip), starting from the Tambdi Surla Mahadev Temple

Dudhsagar Waterfall

One of India's tallest four tiered waterfalls ranked fifth ,located on Mandovi river, in Bhagwan Mahaveer sanctuary and mollem national park among the western ghats. Surrounded by deciduous forest with rich biodiversity and forming the border between Karnataka and Goa states.

Does this gigantic formation of nature needs more introduction?

Take a bow! Dudhsagar Waterfalls it is.. with its spectacular view to promise every monsoon it doesn't fail to leave people awestruck with its huge presence and water flowing with an immense pride!

Tambdi Surla Waterfall

Located remarkably in the interiors of Goa, Tambdi Surla Waterfalls is still beyond the reach of destined travelers.  At the base of the waterfalls, is the Mahadev temple, which is still an active worship place for Hindus. Built in the 12th century, the construction boasts of Jain architecture and some adapted carvings in basalt. Though many tried to invade this temple, but thankfully it still holds the charm and has managed to preserve its beauty.

Trek route & hiking towards the waterfalls

Reach the waterfalls by crossing jungle routes and winding roads. It’s thrilling and fun-filled as many river streams meet and greet you on your way to Tambdi Surla Falls. Especially when rain pours down, the entire path and backdrop turns lush green, icing to the cake is the ever-flowing river streams that promise an adrenaline rush. All the while, when you’re trekking, the whooshing sound keeps talking to you. And, moment you reach the falls, Ahh!!! A sight to behold and capture in your eyes.


Some interesting facts about the Tambdi Surla Waterfalls:

  • The Tambdi Surla Waterfalls is located in the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, which is one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in Goa.
  • The trek to the Tambdi Surla Waterfalls takes you through dense forests, rocky terrain, and streams, and is considered to be a moderately difficult trek.
  • The Tambdi Surla Waterfall is a small but beautiful waterfall that cascades down from a height of around 50 feet, and is surrounded by lush greenery.
  • The Tambdi Surla Waterfalls Trek is a popular destination for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts, and offers breathtaking views of the waterfall and the surrounding landscapes.
  • The trek is also known for its rich biodiversity and is home to several species of flora and fauna, including rare species of birds, animals, and plants.
  • The best time to do the Tambdi Surla Waterfalls Trek is during the monsoon season, from June to October, when the waterfall is at its full glory.

Some interesting facts about Tambdi Surla Mahadev Temple:

  • The Tambdi Surla Mahadev Temple is one of the oldest temples in Goa and is estimated to be around 900 years old.
  • The Tambdi surla temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located in a dense forest near the Tambdi Surla Waterfalls.
  • The temple is built using black basalt rock and features intricate carvings and unique architecture that is a mix of Hindu and Jain styles.
  • The temple is considered to be a masterpiece of ancient Goan architecture and is a popular pilgrimage site for devotees of Lord Shiva.
  • The temple has survived the test of time and has been protected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) since 1951.
  • The temple's unique architecture and intricate carvings are a testament to the skilled craftsmanship of the ancient Goan artisans.
  • The temple's main entrance features a beautifully carved archway that depicts scenes from the Hindu epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.
  • The temple's sanctum sanctorum houses a lingam, which is a representation of Lord Shiva, and is surrounded by smaller shrines dedicated to other Hindu deities.
  • The temple attracts a large number of tourists and devotees throughout the year, and is especially crowded during the Mahashivratri festival, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion.
  • The Tambdi Surla Mahadev Temple is an important part of Goa's cultural heritage and is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in ancient Indian architecture and Hindu mythology.
2 Nights 3 Days 26 Jul, 26 Jul, 09 Aug, and more Fort, Maharashtra
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  • Itinerary

    Day 0 Friday

    09:30 pm: Meet the Trikon Team at CSMT Station. Train Departs for Madgaon from CSMT at 10 pm

    Day 1 Saturday

    08:40 am: Reach Madgaon Station. Freshen up, breakfast and luggage seggregation in train
    09:00 am: Start Journey Towards Kulem (approx 1.5 hr journey)
    10:30 am: Reach Kulem, Keep the main luggage in bus, collect packed lunch & Start Trekking from Kulem towards Dudhsagar Waterfall through Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary Jungle (4 Hours Medium Trek through Railway Track & Jungle crossing Multiple Water Streams)
    02:30 pm: Reach Dudhsagar Base, Fun time near Waterfall. Packed Lunch near Fall
    03:30 pm: Start our return journey to Kulem (4 Hours Medium Trek through Railway Track & Jungle crossing Multiple Water Streams)
    07:30 pm: Reach Kulem & proceed towards guest house
    08:30 pm: Freshen Up & Dinner. Stay will be Triple / Qudraple basis sharing at Kulem)

    Day 2 Sunday

    06:00 am: Wake up call. Pack your luggage and move it into cloak room.
    07:00 am: Breakfast
    07:30 am: Travel Towards Base Village of Tambdi Surla Waterfall
    09:00 am: Reach Village & Start Trekking
    11:00 am: Reach Tambdi Surla Falls
    11.30 am: Start descending
    12:30 pm: Reach base village & explore Mahadev Temple at the base.
    01.00 pm: Leave for Guest House at Kulem
    02:00 pm: Reach the Guest House. Get fresh & enjoy having delicious lunch. Stroll around the guest house and its beautiful surroundings
    03:00 pm: Leave for Kulem station
    04:30 pm: Pune Participants will catch 12779 / Goa Express Train
    05:20 pm: Mumbai Participants will move to Madgaon by Local Train
    07:15 pm: Mumbai Participants will catch 12620/Matsyagandha Express

    Day 3: Monday

    04:30 am: Pune Team Reach Pune Junction
    06:35 am: Mumbai Team Reach Mumbai (LTT)


     

    Inclusions/Exclusions

    What is included in the tour

    • Non AC Sleeper Coach Train Reservation from Mumbai to Madgaon & Madgaon to Mumbai / Kulem to Pune
    • Private Transport from Madgaon to Kulem
    • Local Transport from Kulem to Magaon
    • Day 1 Packed Lunch (Veg) and Dinner (Veg / Non Veg)
    • Day 2 Breakfast (Veg) & Lunch (Veg / Non Veg)
    • Accommodation in Triple Sharing / Quad Sharing Room (as per availiblity) at Kulem
    • Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary Jungle & Tambdi Surla Waterfall Entry Charges.
    • Local Guide charges
    • Trikon Expertise Charges
    • 5% GST

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Day 1 Breakfast 
    • Day 2 Dinner
    • Mineral Water or Cold Drinks
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    Highlights
    • Explore the Ancient Mahadeva Temple
    • Witness prominent idols & carvings
    • Surreal backdrop and waterfalls
    • Cross multiple river streams
    • Trek through the jungle route
    • Get astonished with Huge Everlasting, Ever flowing Dudhsagar Waterfalls
    • That walk-on Railway Tracks, Tunnels, Jungle Trail
    • Goan food to cherish.
    • Unending train Stories
    FAQs

    Q:Which waterfall is shown in chennai express movie?

    A: The waterfall shown in the movie Chennai Express is called the Dudhsagar Waterfalls, which is located on the Mandovi River in the Indian state of Goa. The waterfall is one of the tallest waterfalls in India, with a height of around 310 meters (1017 feet), and is a popular tourist attraction.

    Q: Where is Dudhsagar waterfalls located?

    A: The falls are situated in the Western Ghats' Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park. About 12 kilometres away from the falls is the closest railroad station stop kulem. The falls are regarded as one of Goa's top tourist destination.

    Q: How to reach Dudhsagar Falls by road?

    A: Road access is available from the National Highway (NH-4A).

    Q: Which is dudhsagar waterfalls nearest railway station or How to reach Dudhsagar waterfalls by train

    A: The nearest railway stations to Dudhsagar waterfall are Kulem and Castle Rock. Both of these stations are well-connected to major cities in India.

    Q: What is Dudhsagar waterfalls timing?

    A: The entrance to the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary is operational from 7 AM in the morning until 5 PM, allowing visitors ample time to soak in the breathtaking views of the Dudhsagar waterfall. Arriving on time is advisable to make the most of the day.

    Q: What is the best time for Dudhsagar trek?

    A: Monsoons. Dudhsagar waterfall trek best time to visit is from June to October. Heavy Rains will make it look like a milky fall pouring with a current that surpasses all unthinkable magnanimity.

    Q: What are the places to visit near Dudhsagar waterfalls?

    A: There is another hike and waterfall adventure called Tambdi Surla Falls and Tambdi surla Mahadev temple that is located close by. The location is accessible via day excursion, and getting back to the base is simple.

    Q: Is it safe to go for Dudhsagar waterfalls trek alone?

    A: No, As it requires guidance to cover a long trek to reach Dudhsagar waterfalls, it is advisable to go with an experienced travel group./p>

    Q: Do We have a changing facility once we reach Kulem?

    A: No, We will be starting our Trek to Dudhsagar from station itself, you will need to Freshnup and change in train

    Q: Do we need to carry the entire bag?

    A: No, we will have a jeep waiting for us at Kulem Station. We will keep our extra luggage in that Jeep, and we will only carry food items and water while trekking. Carry an additional bag, not a trolley bag or sling bag but an extra small backpack.

    Q: What is the best time to visit Tambdi Surla waterfall?

    A: The best time to visit Tambdi Surla waterfall is during the monsoon season, from June to October, when the waterfall is at its full glory. However, it's important to check weather conditions and road accessibility before planning the trek.

    Q: What is the difficulty level of Tambdi Surla waterfall trek?

    A: The trek to Tambdi Surla waterfall is considered moderate. The trail is rocky and steep in some places, and requires a good level of fitness and stamina.

    Q: Is it necessary to have prior trekking experience?

    A: While prior trekking experience can be helpful, it's not necessary. The trek can be done by beginners with a moderate level of fitness and stamina. However, it's recommended to prepare physically and mentally before embarking on the trek.

    Q: What are the places to visit near tambdi surla waterfalls?

    A: There are several places to visit near Tambdi Surla Waterfalls, including Tambdi surla Mahadev temple, Dudhsagar waterfalls, Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and Mollem National Park

    Q: How old is Tambdi surla mahadev temple?

    A: The Tambdi Surla Mahadev Temple is believed to be one of the oldest temples in Goa and is estimated to be around 900 years old. The exact date of its construction is not known, but it is believed to have been built during the reign of the Kadamba dynasty in the 12th century. The temple's unique architecture and intricate carvings are a testament to the skilled craftsmanship of the ancient Goan artisans. The temple has survived the test of time and continues to be a popular pilgrimage site and tourist attraction in Goa.

    Things to carry
  • 2 ltrs water
  • Camera (Optional)
  • Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder
  • Snacks & Biscuits
  • Extra Pair of Clothes
  • Clean napkin or small towel
  • Raincoat/ Poncho/ Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
  • Cap, sunglasses, scarf
  • Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags)
  • Please carry medicines if you need any
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • A pack of salt and matchbox

  • Monsoon Safety Measures:

  • Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing
  • Wear shoes with good grips
  • Use repellents to keep bugs away
  • Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.
  • Do not stray away from your group during the trek
  • Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts

  • IMPORTANT:

  • Avoid wearing precious Jewellery while trekking, as Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same. Entering the dudhsagar waterfall is strictly prohibited.
  • No washroom facilities are available in the area.
  • Mobile connectivity is unavailable in the area, as it is surrounded by a dense forest.
  • Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.

  • Fitness & Health –

    Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.


    Pickup point
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India View on Map