Dudhsagar Waterfall – Opens for public
The majestic Dudhsagar waterfalls are officially opened for visitors by the Goa Forest department on 13th Oct.
As tracking to the fall from Castle Rock is banned by the railways, the only official way to see the majestic waterfalls is by Govt. run Jeep which plies from Colleen to the base of the fall.
There are no changes in the fees levied by the Association for Jeep that takes you to the fall and get you back. The round trip is Rs. 400 per person and each Jeep carries as many as 7 passengers at a time. Besides vehicle charges separate entry charges are payable to the Forest Dept. as per Government approved rates for entry into the National Park.
The distance from Collem to Dudhsagar falls and back is approx 24 km both ways. The only official vehicles assigned by the Goa Forest department to reach the falls are jeeps. No private vehicles are allowed to enter the forest unless special permissions are taken from the department.
The access to the fall is now open on all days of the week and from 08:30 hrs to 16:00 hrs.
Special attention to the visitors and tourists to Dudhsagar falls located in Bhagwan Mahaveer National Park, Mollem is invited to the following important guidelines for the 2016-17 season.
i) The Dudhsagar Tourist circuit shall be opened to the visitors w.e.f. 24/10/16 (Mon) and the daily timings for entry shall be between 08 30 AM to 04 00 PM.
But sighting demand due to Diwali holidays same has been opened on October 13 only.
ii) The total number of trips per day shall be limited to 225. No additional trips shall be permitted. Visitors/tourists will be allowed on a first come first served basis. No tourists/visitors will be allowed after the completion of 225 trips on a given day.
iii) Only the jeeps registered with the Forest department, Goa shall make trips in the circuit. No private vehicles including 2-wheelers shall be permitted to enter the tourist circuit from the Collem entry gate. The movement of private vehicles entering the National Park from Mollem shall be restricted only up to the Aranyak campsite.
iv) All visitors are requested to take life jackets available on hire while undertaking the visit. Entering the falls without life jackets is prohibited.
v) Entry to the falls from the Railway track is not allowed.
vi) Number of Adults per vehicle shall be restricted to 7 (seven).
The visitors are requested to co-operate with the staff of the Goa Forest Department and follow all regulations in place for an enjoyable experience.
Kind attention to the esteemed visitors and tourists to Dudhsagar falls located in Bhagwan Mahaveer National Park, Mollem is invited to the following important aspects.
No private vehicles are permitted to operate in the circuit.
The vehicles are allowed in batches of 30 at hourly time slots as indicated below-
1. 8:30 hrs 2. 9.30 hrs 3. 10:30 hrs 4. 11:30 hrs 5. 12.30 hrs 6. 13:30 hrs 7. 14:30 hrs 8. 15:30 hrs 9. 16:00 hrs [15 jeeps].
Esteemed visitors are requested to make a note of the same and accordingly plan their trips to Dudhsagar falls by reaching Collem and following the time slots indicated above in order to avoid inconvenience.
More about it on Goa’s local TV channel http://www.prudentmedia.in/general/tour-to-dudhsagar-waterfall-route-open-for-tourists-.html
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