Dudhsagar Falls is situated at a distance of 71 kilometres from Panjim. It is located 50 kilometres from Margao Railway Station. Dudhsagar Falls is the most famous waterfall in Goa as it is the largest and the highest of all waterfalls in the state. It is very often showcased while luring tourists to Goa and its magnetic charm is an invincible attraction for tourists planning to come to Goa for vacation. Dudhsagar Falls tumbles down in an amazing four tiers and is located on the graceful Mandovi River in Goa adding to its beauty. This waterfall also occupies a dignified status among the highest waterfalls of India. It has a height of 310 metres or 1017 feet. Dudhsagar Falls can be accessed inside the Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary, which is located at the borders shared by the states of Karnataka and Goa.
Dudhsagar, the word in itself means a Sea of Milk and its naming is ably justified because of its foaming and frothing water as it gushes down in a terrific torrent from an astounding height. All the four tiers of the waterfall are accessible and the base is of course reachable from the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary. The waterfall is known by various names locally. It is called Vajra Sakala Falls by the people who stay close by. Some people also call it Tambdi Surla falls because a popular trekking trail starts from Tambdi Surla Mahadev Temple to eventually reach the waterfall area.