This is a prime location for the trekkers after Dudhsagar waterfalls. To reach the waterfall, the trek takes around 90 minutes from the temple. It is a steep ascent amindst the jungle, it is suggested to take a local guide along to get a better understanding the place better. Your route to the waterfall is quite interesting. The forest is full of reptiles, you may find a snake or two on your way and some other small animals. It is a home to a variety of birds, enjoy the chirping of birds and a glimpse of the colorful birds.
Trekking to the falls
On the trail, get amazed by some small streams. The trek is definitely tiring but the final destination is amazing. Get some of the best pictures of your life on the way to the Tambdi Surla trek. This pollution free zone presents a kind of flora and fauna which cannot be found in the cities.
Finally when you reach your destination, you will be nothing but happy. The waterfall cascades from a height of 50 meters in a very different manner. If you want, you can take a dip in the small pool created by the cascading Tambdi Surla waterfall. The crystal clear water, pure greenery and pristine climate, what else one needs in life.
Tamndi Surla is 56 kms from Madgaon city. It takes around 1 and a half hour to reach by crossing Ponda city. It is around 69 kms from from Panjim. You have to take a full day in hand to enjoy Tambdi Surla trekking and the mahadev temple tour.
Tambdi Surla Temple
Located inside the Bhagwan Mahavir wildlife sanctuary, Tambdi Surla is one of the most magnificent places of Goa. This 13th century Shiva temple is considered to be the oldest temple of Goa. The scenery surrounding Tambdi Surla is beautiful and so picturesque that you will love to spend a day in the lap of nature. It is surrounded by hills and a stream of water flows beside the temple, you can clearly hear the gurgling sound of the stream. The greenery here is exotic. Apart from the natural beauty, trekking is an exciting adventure activity that attracts people.
Built in the reign of Kadamba dynasty, the temple architecture reflects Kadamba-Yadava architecture. The intricate carvings on the inside and outside of the temple clearly shows the hard work of the workers. Due to its location deep inside the forest, it has escaped invasions and stands tall for us. Standing in the temple, you will hear nothing but the melodious birds and the gurgling of River Surla
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Surla, Goa|
|TIMING SLOTS||8:00 am – 5:30 pm|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hat, jacket, and sunscreen.|
Some do’s and don’ts
- Don’t carry expensive things on your trip, try to avoid wearing costly watches and jewelries.
- Carry a towel and some other clothes along, if you feel attracted to the water and want to take a dip, you must have a spare set.
- Wear trekking shoes which can get a grip on the slopes and also on the slippery surface.
- Wear comfortable clothes to enjoy hassle free.