If you live in Mumbai or anywhere nearby, or are spending a vacation here, then you can opt for the Dudhsagar Waterfall Trek from Mumbai. This is a 3-day tour, which will not hamper your professional life and at the same time will let you spice things up with some adventure. This slightly challenging excursion can be undertaken by almost anyone, who has reasonable fitness.
The Dudhsagar Trek from Mumbai commences with an overnight train ride to Madgaon. From here, with the help of local transport, you will be transported to Kulem, where a filling and nourishing breakfast awaits you. The spine-tingling adventure of the on-foot journey towards Dudhsagar Waterfall begins from here. The trip will prove to be an exciting one as you will go through the jungle and on railway track route. Through the day, you will visit Dudhsagar Waterfall Bridge and Dudhsagar Viewpoint that offer myriad photography opportunities. Camping will be a memorable experience, allowing you to indulge in numerous fun activities and games.
The third day will include a trek to the enchanting Dudhsagar Falls. The sight of the humongous waterfall is mesmerising enough to wave off the tiredness of the trek. You can spend quality time here with your loved ones. Thereafter, the Dudhsagar trekking and camping trip takes you to Kulem Station through jungle. From the guest house, you will move to Madgaon Station using public transport. The 3-day sojourn will come to an end once you board the train to Mumbai from Madgaon station.
After this climbing, trekking and camping-under-the-sky experience, you will surely return with a new self. Being engaged with nature so closely will recharge you to take on the challenges of life. This trek is one of the best adventures that you can indulge in over a long weekend.
Day 01: Mumbai to Madgaon
The Dudhsagar Waterfall Trek from Mumbai begins from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station, where you meet the rest of the team, and board the train for an overnight journey to Madgaon. Madgaon, also known as Margao, is among the oldest towns in Goa, known for its Portuguese-style structures.
Day 02: Madgaon – Kulem – Dudhsagar Falls Base Camp
Arrive in Madgaon, and then transfer to Kulem via public transport. Post reaching here, enjoy a hearty breakfast. Later, get introduced to the rest of the team before beginning the Dudhsagar trekking and camping trip. On the way you will have to walk on the railway and jungle route.
After reaching the base camp, take a small pause to savour a delicious lunch, and thereafter, resume the trek and head to Dudhsagar Waterfall Bridge. Also, visit the famous Dudhsagar Viewpoint, where you can capture magnificent vistas of the waterfall.
Post spending some time here, start trekking towards the campsite. Later, indulge in fun activities and enjoy time with loved ones around the bonfire with an overnight stay.
Day 03: Dudhsagar Falls – Kulem – Madgaon Station – Mumbai
Wake up refreshed to crisp air and chirping of birds, and after freshening up, continue the amazing Dudhsagar Falls Trek. On reaching the waterfall, spend fun-filled moments before indulging in a scrumptious meal.
Post breakfast, start trekking again, and reach Kulem Station through the jungle route. On reaching Kulem, freshen up and enjoy lunch at the guest house. Thereafter, transfer to Madgaon Station via public transport to continue the journey back home. Board the train to Mumbai for an overnight journey.
The fascinating and gripping Dudhsagar Trek from Mumbai ends as you reach Mumbai after a vacation full of amazing memories.
Departure Dates: 25th November 2018
Grade: Easy to Moderate
If you are planning a Goa trip, then just extend it by a day and add Dudhsagar trek! It was beautiful.