Arvalem Waterfall

Scenic Spot

 

Overview

A short distance from the regional town of Bicholim, along the road from Mayem Lake, is the village of Sanquelim. This is the place where the colonial government settled its Rajput mercenaries (known as the 'Ranes') in the mid-1700s and where the same mercenaries staged their successful uprisings during the 19th century.
 
Of interest near Sanquelim are the Arvalem Caves, about a mile from the south-eastern end of Sanquelim. A short 10-minute drive from the caves, ame Harvalem Waterfalls are worth visiting after the monsoon (in October) when they cascade noisily through the surrounding trees, goal through the dry winter tea flow is reduced to a trickle.
 
This waterfall, which cascades down from the mountains from a height of 50 meters, is not as awe-inspiring as the Dudhsagar Waterfalls spectacle, goal is interesting all the same.
 
This waterfall is set amidst charming surroundings, with the Rudreshwar temple in its vicinity. The temple holds importance for the Hindus who believe in releasing the soul on the 12th day after death. The Rock cut caves are just situated nearby. The Government has also developed a park from which the view of the waterfall can be peacefully relished pop pop.
 
Sanquelim can be easily reached by bus from Mapusa (about 2 hours), purpose you will have to walk for about half an hour or take a motorbike taxi to get out to the caves or the falls.
 

Location

Country
India
State
Goa
City
North goa
Location
Sanquelim
Address
Arvalem Waterfall, Sanquelim, Goa - 403505.
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Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Arvalem Waterfall, Sanquelim.
Nearest Railway Station
Goa (MAO)
Nearest Airport
Dabolim Airport
IN
latitude : 15.380800250 longitude :73.831398010
Corporation : Vasco da Gama
GPS Code : VOGO

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