Overview

Dudhsagar Waterfall Trek

  • 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

Whether you are a Bollywood movie fanatic or not, sometimes the scenic and romantic locations in the movies catch your attention while you’re sipping your coke and munching popcorn. The lush green background in the scenes steals your heart for a minute, leaving you jaw-dropped with eyes wide open in the hope of someday visiting this destination.

Such would be the case with the Chennai Express movie waterfall too. But over half of the time, the audiences are unaware of whether a particular location is from India or abroad. Fortunately, the gorgeous waterfall in the movie is the Dudhsagar Waterfall Trek, located in Sonaulim, Mandovi River, Goa, India. Yes, you don’t have to book flights, but simply book for the Dudhsagar trek from Mumbai or Dudhsagar trek from Pune and have yourself diving into this “Sea of Milk” within a few hours!

Like Dudhsagar waterfalls trek, most treks and trails boast rich flora, fauna and a waterfall. But the additional highlight here is the good old railway track. Also, the rains during the monsoon add to its beauty and give a feeling of a movie set.

Can’t believe what you read? Come experience the wonders of nature yourself with T-Trikon’s fun and thrilling Dudhsagar trek. 

One of India's tallest four tiered waterfalls ranked fifth, located on Mandovi river, in Bhagwan Mahaveer sanctuary and molle national park among the western ghats. Surrounded by deciduous forests with rich biodiversity and forming the border between Karnataka and Goa states. Does this gigantic formation of nature need more introduction? Take a bow! Dudhsagar Waterfalls it is.

With its spectacular view to promise every monsoon Dudhsagar waterfall doesn't fail to leave people awestruck with its huge presence and water flowing with immense pride!


Some interesting facts about Dushsagar waterfall:

  • Dudhsagar waterfall is one of the tallest waterfalls in India, with a height of approximately 310 meters and a width of 30 meters. It is also among the top 100 highest waterfalls in the world.
  • The trek takes you through the Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary, which is home to various species of flora and fauna, including tigers, leopards, elephants, and various species of birds.
  • The railway line that passes through the Dudhsagar waterfall is one of the most scenic routes in India. The train passes over a viaduct that is over 200 meters long and offers a breathtaking view of the waterfall.
  • The name "Dudhsagar" means "Sea of Milk" in Hindi, which is derived from the milky-white appearance of the waterfall caused by the water's force as it descends from such a great height.
  • The trek is best done during the monsoon season, between June and September, when the waterfall is at its full glory, but the trail can be challenging due to the heavy rains and slippery paths.
  • The trek involves crossing streams, walking through dense forests, and climbing steep paths, which make it an adventure-packed experience.
  • The waterfall is divided into four tiers, and the trek takes you to the bottom tier, where you can take a refreshing dip in the natural pool created by the waterfall.
  • The Dudhsagar waterfall is a popular destination for adventure seekers and nature lovers, and the trek offers a unique experience that is hard to forget.

Please Note : Kulem to Dudhsagar and Return is total 24 KM Walk through Jungle Route


Pune to Mumbai : 3499/- per person ( Pune to Kulem & Madgaon to Mumbai Sleeper Coach Non AC Tickets )

Pune to Mumbai : 3999/- per person ( Pune to Kulem AC Tickets & Madgaon to Mumbai Sleeper Coach Non AC Tickets )

Reaching Kulem : 2299/- per person

1 Night 2 Days Available on request Agarkar Nagar, Maharashtra
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  • Itinerary

    Day 1: Saturday

    03:00 pm: Meet the Trikon Team at Pune Railway station, Platform no 3
    04:35 pm: We will be catching the Goa Express
    Overnight Journey toward Dudhsagar.

    Day 2: Sunday

    05:30 am: Reach Kulem Station
    06:00 am : Start Trekking from Kulem toward Dudhsagar Waterfall through Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary Jungle (3 Hours Easy Trek through Jungle crossing Multiple Water Streams)
    10:00 am : Reach Dudhsagar Base , Fun time near Waterfall
    11:00 am : Packed Breakfast
    11:30 am : Start our return journey to Kulem
    03:00 pm: Reach Kulem Guest House
    03:30 pm - 04:30 pm: Freshen up and have lunch
    Mumbai Participants will move to Madgaon Station by Train or Local Transport
    From Madgoan Station Catch 12620/Matsyagandha Express

    Day 3: Monday

    Pune Participants reach Pune at 03:55 am
    Mumbai Participants reach  Mumbai at 06:35 am ( LTT )


    Checkout few glimpses of Dudhsagar waterfalls trek:


     

    Inclusions/Exclusions

    What is included in the tour

    • 3 Tier Ac Sleeper Coach Train Reservation from Pune to Kulem,
    • Passenger Local Ticket from Kulem to Madgaon.
    • Non AC Sleeper Coach Train Reservation from Madgaon to Mumbai,
    • Sunday Breakfast and Sunday Lunch. (Veg).
    • Freshen Up rooms at Kulem
    • Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary Jungle Entry Charges.
    • Trikon Expertise Charges
    • 5% GST Charges

    What is NOT included in the tour

     

    • Mumbai to Pune Train Ticket
    • Food while traveling in Train
    Highlights
    • Get astonished with Huge Everlasting, Ever flowing Dudhsagar Waterfalls
    • Goan food to cherish
    • Unending train Stories
    • Surreal backdrop and waterfalls
    • Cross multiple river streams
    • Trek through the jungle route
    • That walk-on Railway Tracks, Tunnels, Jungle Trail

     

    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: What is Dudhsagar?

    A: With a height of 310 metres (1017 feet), Dudhsagar Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in India. Its average breadth is 30 metres (100 feet). 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, Collem. The falls are regarded as one of Goa's top tourist destinations.

    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: How to reach Dudhsagar waterfalls from Bangalore?

    A: Take a train from Bangalore to Londa Junction or Castle Rock railway station: Both Londa Junction and Castle Rock railway stations are located near the Dudhsagar waterfall and are well-connected to Bangalore.

    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: Is it worth visiting Dudhsagar?

    A: 'Dudhsagar falls' is worth visiting, especially during rains. It has got its own beauty.

    Q: What can I carry for Dudhsagar?

    A: Please carry medicines and a first aid kit, a raincoat. Keep dry snacks, dry fruits or other ready to eat snacks in case you feel hungry along the way. Make sure you wear the most comfortable sports shoes you own. The soles should offer good grip.

    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: How we are going to finish 26 km walk in 8 hrs

    A: It's easy trail and we don't have a difficult hiking patch, we just need to keep walking without taking stops on small pace and enjoying nature.


    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.


    Things to carry
    • ID Card
    • 2 ltrs water
    • Camera (Optional)
    • Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder
    • Snacks & Biscuits
    • Extra Pair of Clothes
    • Clean napkin or small towel
    • Rain coat/ Poncho/ Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
    • Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags)
    • Please carry medicines if you need any
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • A pack of salt and matchbox
    Pickup point
    Pune Railway Station, Agarkar Nagar, Pune, Maharashtra, India View on Map