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8 Best Waterfalls in Goa with Pictures

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There is much to Goa than merely booze hopping or partying. One of India’s best tourist spot houses some beautiful beaches and water sports. Now that’s one face of Goa! The other side of Goa has beautiful lakes, springs and waterfalls. Experience some of the breath taking waterfalls when you visit Goa. But for now, take a look at the list of waterfalls in Goa, to plan your trip better.

List Of Best Waterfalls In Goa:

Here are the 8 best waterfalls list in Goa which will give a guide while visiting.

1. The Breath Taking Dudhsagar Waterfall:

Waterfalls in Goa-Dudhsagar Falls

The majestic and the most beautiful waterfall in Goa is the Dudhsagar waterfall. Situated on the border of Goa and Karnataka, Dudhsagar waterfall is on the River Mandovi. It is just 46 km away from Madgaon railway station. The pure white colour of the water that falls from a height of 310 meters above looks like milk, and thus the name Dudhsagar (sea of milk). It is most attractive during the monsoons when the water level increases. It is probably the best waterfall in Goa.

2. The Noisy Arvalem (Harvalem) Waterfall:

Waterfalls in Goa-Arvalem Falls

A short 10 minute drive from the Arvalem Caves near Sanquelim is where the or Harvalem or Arvalem waterfalls are situated. This fall is worth visiting post monsoons, as during this time the water falls down noisily amidst the lush green. They come down to a trickle during winters. These falls flow 50 meters down and are good enough for a day out for the local people.

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3. The Quiet Sada Falls:

Waterfalls in Goa-Sada Falls

Sada falls are located in the Ghats of Chorla that is situated 8 km away from a small village. People need to cross the streams in order to reach the bottom of the waterfalls, which will serve to be an exciting and an adventurous journey. At the end of a long walk, through the streams, you witness the Saga falls falling in between from two adjacent hills and the look is killing!

4. The Dense Netravali Waterfall:

Waterfalls in Goa-Netravali Falls

The falls of Netravali waterfalls are situated in Sanguem Taluka. It is over an area of 211 sq. km and is connected to Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary. The government had announced the entire region under the wildlife sanctuary to protect the Western Ghat range. It is the waterfall in South Goa. People get there by walk to the waters and stand on an island like spot to get a view of the falls that falls marvellously.

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5. The Tall Kuskem Waterfall in Goa:

Waterfalls in Goa-Kuskem Falls

Kuskem falls is located in Canacona Taluka in the south of Goa. The water flows from lofty slopes and flows like clear water. It is not as popular as the Dudhsagar or Arvalem falls but still is worth a visit. It is best during monsoons and post monsoons. It drains up in summer though.

6. Tambdi Surla Falls: The Thrilling Falls Amidst The Wildlife:

Waterfalls in Goa-Tambdi Surla Falls

Trekking through the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary will reach you to the Tambdi Surla falls. There is a sacred temple which has been there from the 15th century of Lord Shiva. Don’t forget to visit the temple. The water flows from the hills and offers a spectacular view with green that is complete with the bushes and trees.

7. The Medicinal Kesarval Waterfalls:

Waterfalls in Goa-Kesarval Falls

The Kesarval waterfalls are situated 22 km away from Panaji on the Verna plateau. The falls have tropical woodlands all over and betel palms. The word ‘Kesarval’ is derived from the Indian term for eagles, which used to maintain the colonies there. The water is blessed with medicinal powers. Take a shower if you like to!

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8. The Beautiful Hivre Falls:

Waterfalls in Goa-Hivre Falls

This is a small little village covered with lush green trees and small streams that flowing quietly. It is an ideal place for those people who love to go trekking. The nearest city to the Hivre village is Valpoi city. This is a beautiful waterfall in Valpoi Goa.

A good day off work is an absolute must. Forget the work pressure or tensions of life. Remember there are ways to revitalize you. Waterfalls are a sure gateway to relaxation. Pick out an off day and plan a picnic to any of the spots and come back alive and fresh. After all, how can the careless water flowing unhindered not amaze you!



1 Comment

  1. Krutika

    July 30, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    this is sssooooooo beautiful and i want to see..Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful falls in Goa. I loved each and every falls.

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