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The Dudhsagar Waterfall

The falls lie high up in the Mandovi River's watershed and so are not particularly spectacular during the dry season. During the monsoon season however, the falls are transformed into one of the most powerful falls in India. Dudhsagar Falls is listed as India's 5th tallest waterfall,and is 227th in the world at 310 m.

The falling beauty

The Dudhsagar falls have their origin from the State of Karnataka. But what it interesting is that these falls go down into the State of Goa. It stands as a prominent beauty spot as well as of the main tourist attractions. The river Mandovi falls into the Goa state giving it a milky look. Approximately 60 kilometers from the capital of Goa, which is Panaji, the Dudhsagar are the most beautiful in the monsoon season. This is the peak time when the falls are in full force and bear a look that can be compared to a sea of milk. Dudhsagar Falls, Goa stand as on of the highest and the most powerful waterfalls in the world. The rail route that passes through the waterfall is more of a boon for the people interested in viewing natural beauty. The Dudhsagar Falls, Goa is the 237th in the world waterfalls list and stand as tall as 310m. It alone stands India’s fifth highest waterfall. One can easily reach the waterfalls by train or by road. And, these waterfalls are approximately 10 kilometers distance from Kulem Railway Station.

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Dudhsagar Falls during Monsoon

The water plummets hundreds of feet in large volumes during the monsoon season, forming one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in Goa. It is a major part of the Goa ecosystem.This is a four tiered waterfall with a total height of 310 meters (1017 feet) and an average width of 30 meters (100 feet)

Transport

The   is accessible by train and rough road. It is 10 kilometers from Kulem Railway Station (Indian Railway station code QLM). This waterfalls lies on the Londa-Madgaon railway route. To view this waterfalls from close distance, travel by Delhi-Goa express (12780), Pune-Ernakulam Express(11098), Chennai-VascoDaGama Express or Miraj-Castle Rock passenger train which starts from Miraj rail junction. There is a small rail station about 50 feet near the waterfalls and some trains halt here for 2 mintutes.

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