If you live in Mumbai/Pune 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/Pune 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: Pune to Kulem
The Dudhsagar Waterfall Trek from Pune railway station, where you meet the rest of the team, and board the train for an overnight journey to Kulem. This will be overnight journey.
Day 02: Kulem – Dudhsagar Falls Base Camp
05:30 am: Reach Kulem Station
06:00 am : Start Trekking from Kulem toward Dudhsagar Waterfall through Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary Jungle (3 Hours Easy Trek through Jungle crossing Multiple Water Streams)
10:00 am : Reach Dudhsagar Base , Fun time near Waterfall
11:00 am : Packed Breakfast
11:30 am : Start our return journey to Kulem
03:00 pm: Reach Kulem Guest House
03:30 pm - 04:30 pm: Freshen up and have lunch
Mumbai Participants will move to Madgaon Station by Train or Local Transport
From Madgoan Station Catch 12620/Matsyagandha Express
Day 03: Arrival Pune/Mumbai
Pune Participants reach Pune at 03:55 am
Mumbai Participants reach Mumbai at 06:35 am ( LTT )
If you are planning a Goa trip, then just extend it by a day and add Dudhsagar trek! It was beautiful.