Location: Sanguem district in Goa, near the Karnataka border
Highlights: Listed as one of the highest waterfalls in the world
and India's fifth highest waterfall
How to Reach: Dudhsagar waterfalls can be easily reached by
hiring a taxi or taking a bus from Panaji or even Margao.
The Dudhsagar waterfalls are located in the Sanguem district of Goa
near the Goa-Karnataka border. It is located at a distance of around 60
kilometers from Margao and can be reached easily by hiring a taxi or
taking a bus from either Margao or Panaji. Dudhsagar waterfalls of Goa
have the distinction of being ranked as the fifth highest waterfall in
India and they list in the Top 100 highest waterfalls in the world.
The Dudh Sagar waterfalls have a milky white appearance which is why it
is named as Dudhsagar which literally means "Ocean of Milk".
The Dudhsagar waterfalls plunge down from a staggering height of 2000
feet. The waterfall is located amongst lush green surroundings of the
forests of Western Ghats which is what makes it even more scenic and
beautiful. During monsoons the Dudhsagar waterfall becomes very lively
and attracts tourists in hordes.
Many tourists who visit Dudh Sagar prefer swimming in the calm waters.
It is quite safe to swim there provided one is careful enough. The
Dudhsagar waterfalls provide a breathtaking view from the top and they
look scintillating during the crack of dawn. Those who love adventure
and thrill can always try to climb to the head of the waterfalls though
the rough path full of rocks, vegetation and water. It may take a couple
of hours but it will definitely be worth it! So if you want to spend an
entire day in serenity, come to Dudhsagar waterfalls of Goa.