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Dudhsagar Waterfall

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Located at the Sanguem Taluka on the Goa-Karnataka border, the impressive Dudhsagar Waterfall is a renowned tourist attraction. Dudhsagar Waterfall, which is situated in the high peaks of the Western Ghats, is a mesmerising sight to behold especially during monsoon, when it is in its element.

The magnificent 600 metres waterfall that appears like streams of milk rushing down from the mountainside from a distance, Dudhsagar in the local language means sea of milk and is called so because of the clouds of milky foam that rises up at the bottom of the falls.

Nestled amidst some mind-blowing picturesque landscape, which overlooks a steep, crescent-shaped head of a valley carpeted with untouched tropical forest, Dudhsagar Waterfalls is not only an ideal picnic spot in Goa but is also one of the most fascinating sights as it cascades down into a green pool of water.

Dudhsagar waterfalls with their strange, mystical fascination are a dream come true and it is not easy to describe the beauty of this scenic waterfalls in words. So come and experience the beauty of Dudhsagar Waterfall and let it mesmerise you with its sheer splendour.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Dudhsagar Waterfalls is any time from October to April when the weather is quite pleasant, and the day time temperature stays below the 32 degrees C mark.

Trivia

Dudhsagar Waterfall has an interesting legend attached to it. It is believed that ages ago there lived a king with a beautiful daughter who had a habit of drinking sugared milk in a golden jug. One day while she was sipping her milk, she saw a prince looking at her, in order to protect her modesty, the princess immediately poured her milk in the pond and till today the milk keeps pouring down the mountainside

Timing

There is no particular timing to enjoy the beauty of Dudhsagar Waterfalls.


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