Dudhsagar Falls, a magnificent four-tiered waterfall is perched in the high peaks of the Western Ghats and is a sight to behold especially in the monsoons when it is in full and furious flow. From a distance, the waterfall appears like streams of milk rushing down the mountainside. These waterfalls bestow unrivalled beauty and amazing scenery full of exquisite charms when in full flux after the monsoon showers.
04 DAYS / 03 NIGHTS
June – October
1st April 2016 - 30th September 2016
Welcome to the 'Jewel of the Western Ghat - Dudhsagar' tour. On arrival at the airport in Goa you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Mollem, a small village of South Goa situated at the foothill of the Sahyadri mountain range. It is a beautiful place where one can explore the bountiful nature of Goa away from the crowds and busy cities. On arrival, check-in to the resort.
The rest of the day is at leisure, you can enjoy the resort facilities and natural surroundings (on your own).
Overnight in Mollem (D)
Post breakfast proceed to Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park. Mollem National Park is located in Sanguem taluka in Goa close to the border of Karnataka. The reserve also has several temples dating back to the Kadamba Dynasty. The park was earlier known as Mollem Game Sanctuary. It was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1969 and renamed Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary. Since then the national park is called Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park. Rare birds such as Fairy Bluebird, Wagtails, Three-Toed Kingfisher, Drongo, Golden Oriole and Great Indian Hornbill are found in the park and so are a few guests like elephants and tigers who arrive from the adjoining forests of Karnataka during summers. One can also spot butterflies of a variety of species like Blue Mormon, Crimson Rose, Tailed Jay, Malabar Tree Nymph, Tamil Yoeman, Plain Tiger and Lime Butterfly .Then proceed to Dudhsagar waterfalls, one of India's most splendid waterfalls. The waterfall appears like streams of milk rushing down the mountainside. It is a four tiered waterfall with different ways to reach each level. The bottom of the waterfall is accessible through the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary. This multi-tiered waterfall gushes down milky white waters from a height of 310 metres, making it India's fifth-highest waterfall. The site, nestled in a completely natural habitat is a pleasure to witness.
One can enjoy swimming or rock climbing here.
Overnight in Mollem (B, D)
Today post breakfast proceed to visit the Tambadi Surla Mahadev Temple. This temple is said to be a 12th-century temple of Lord Mahadeva and an active place of Hindu worship. It is the oldest temple of Goa that survived from the Portuguese as it was set next to a stream in the middle of the small clearing, hidden in the dense jungle. The temple is built in the Hemadpanthi style from the finest weather-resistant grey-black basalt. It is considered to be the only specimen of Kadamba-Yadava architecture in basalt stone preserved and available in Goa. The temple has been declared as a protected historical monument by the Archaeological Survey of India.
The rest of the day is at leisure to relax in the resort.
Overnight in Mollem (B, D)
Today, bid farewell to your 'Jewel Of The Western Ghat - Dudhsagar' tour, as you are transferred to the airport in Goa for your onward journey.
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|By Air||: The nearest airport is at Dabolim (74 kms).|
|By Rail||: The nearest railhead is Kulem railway station (10 kms).|
|By Road||: Dudhsagar falls is connected by road with Panaji 74 kms, Madgaon 47 kms and Belgaum 96 kms.|