Dudhsagar Waterfall Trek Beginners Guide


How to reach Dudhsagar Falls from Karnataka

As of April 2019, trekking is still prohibited in both Goa (India) and Karnataka (India). Get off the train at Castle Rock station. Castle Rock is the final stop on the Karnataka state line. There are many rail covers. The longest is Lair 2, which measures 2.4 kilometers. Stay on the road track to reach the Dudhsagar Trek. It flows through lush forests and lower cascades within the Bhagwan Mahavir Wilderness Sanctuary. It takes approximately 6-7 hours to complete the walk.

How to get from Goa to Dudhsagar Falls

Since the ban, it is forbidden to travel to the cascade via the road tracks. However, you can rent a Jeep at Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary’s entrance if you still wish to see the Dudhsagar waterfalls.

The entrance to Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary is approximately a 10-15 minute walk from Kollam Railway Station. These are the freights

Entry freights cost Rs 20. Camera freights cost Rs 300. Videography freights cost Rs 5000.

Cost of the Jeep

The Jeep cost Rs 2500 to take you to the waterfall. The cost of the entire vehicle is shared between five to six people. It costs Rs 400-50 per head. The steep, off-road track takes approximately 45 minutes to reach the bottom. 

Driving is not recommended. You can also find multiple tracks that cross the offroad track. These are only accessible by sturdy jeeps and 4WD SUVs.

Only 5 steps from the base are the waterfall. The vehicle will wait for you for approximately an hour before returning to the sanctuary’s entrance.

At the time of this update, trekking was banned, but there have been unfounded claims that it has been reinstated.


Enjoy your trip (rainstorm is the Swish Time)

You should bring rain gear (mackintosh, parape), shoes and enough food.

There are many ways to refill your water bottles in a rainstorm. You will need to have enough water for the entire walk in other seasons.

Make sure you check your train tickets.


Respect the land and don’t pollute it.

If a train is coming, you can walk down the track and keep a safe distance.

Do not try to trudge in groups within a lair. Walk one after another.

Clean up your trash at the Dudhsagar campsite. It can be disposed of at Indian Roads and Forest Department-approved disposal points.

What should you bring on your hike?

It’s not the best way to pack. It will save you time later when you have to sort your belongings. Spend some time learning how you can pack a bag.

What should I bring?

On a hike, you only get what your bring. A forgotten matchbox or commodity can make your cooking preferences for the duration of your hike unreachable. It is important to plan well in advance. Start with a plan. This rule applies to shopping: Keep it light. Everything must be lightweight. This will keep your bag as light as possible.

How heavy should my bag weigh?

Arjun, author of Indiahikes says that a bag for a weekend hike should weigh between 8-10 kilograms. To break it down, your roof should be 2.5 kg and your resting bag 1.5 kg. The portion, range, and clothes should weigh 5 kg. The best plan is to focus on the basics — food, clothing, and vesture. You only need what you will use to survive. Only pack for ‘if’ situations.

Travel hacks

One effective way to do it is to make a list of the fundamental requirements. If you feel that you have gone too far you can always start at the bottom and work your way up. Another option is to pack your clothes carefully. You can make a small investment. Fabrics can be washed, dried and used again. Sandhya suggests that you wear two t-shirts instead of one sweater. Subcaste is the best mantra when it comes to traveling. Sandhya’s list of vestures will help you pack efficiently.

Bedding Requirements

Top Water Water must be easily accessible, regardless of its weight. It should be stored at the top of your bag. You don’t want your medicine box to become a burden when you are in need. Poncho It can rain in the mounds at any hour. Stolen should therefore be easy to find. The top of the bag has a waterproof serape that provides waterproofing to the contents.

How to prepare for the hike

Cardiovascular abidance

To propel any trail, you must first establish your cardiovascular abstinence. Start by taking a quotidian walk. You should be able to walk 4 km in 20 minutes before you start the walk. This distance is not easy to cover in the given time. Start slowly, then increase your speed. 

It can be very beneficial to take frequent breaks while swimming, cycling, or stair climbing. Strength is another area where you need to focus your efforts. You will need to have muscle and core strength. Syllables can be a great way to improve your leg muscles. Three sets of eight syllables are required.


Another factor that can make your trip more enjoyable is strictness. Stretching your quadriceps and hip flexors as well as your lower posterior muscles and shoulders can make your trip more enjoyable. Carrying a backpack can be a challenge after a while. This will help you get your drugs for the walk. Workout at home