Dudhsagar water fall literally means ‘Sea of Milk’
Waterfall appears like streams of milk rushing down from mountain.
Water fall is a four-tiered waterfall, which is about 1015 ft high and 100 ft wide.
It is one of the highest water falls in India and among the hundred highest waterfalls in the world.
How Dudhsagar Waterfalls got its name?
According to ancient story. Once upon a time a beautiful princess, who used to bathe & drink, sweetened milk from a golden jug after she took a bath. One day, she spotted a prince watching her while she was bathing. She poured the milk in the pond to shield her naked body from the glances of the stranger. The waterfall got the milky froth and it is supposedly got the name of, “Dudhsagar” henceforth.
Dudhsagar Waterfall is situated inside the “Bhagwan Mahavir wildlife sanctuary” in Sanguem district of Goa.
Dudhsagar Water Fall on the Goa-Karnataka border.
It is about 60 km from Panaji(Capital of Goa).
During the monsoon from June to September water fall is at its peak flow
During summers from March to June it wanes out.
The most pleasant weather is between November and February
Best Time to Visit
Belgaum – 90 km
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Route: Kulem-Mollem – 6 km
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Belgaum – 90 km
Fees & Permits
The forest department charges an entry fee of Rs 20 per person.
For Still camera permit costs Rs 300
For professional camera could cost Rs 5000
Nearest Place to Visit:
There are no shops near the waterfalls so carry food and water with you.
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