Arvalem Waterfalls, North Goa

Arvalem Waterfall is a very scenic and beautiful waterfall at Goa and can be called one of the most amazing tourist spots which is in North Goa. The waterfall is set amidst the surroundings which is full of charm and it can be said that that the Goa visit does not gets completed without visiting here. The beautiful waterfall forms a huge lake once it cascades down in the lake from the 50 metres above and the waterfall can be said to be much noisy as it descends down. The entry is free of cost and one can reach the above waterfall from the Pandava caves which can be reached through the Thivim railway station and the shortest route can be found from Panjim which can be reached to the destination in 1 hour.

Once the Goa adventure tours is planned the Arvalem waterfall comes to be a bigger name in prominence as it has natural and eco-friendly atmosphere with the people taking a dive in the waterfall which also gives an amazing experience to the people who visit it. There is also a temple by the name of Rudreshwar or the Shiva temple with people performing here the Hindu rituals to give Moksha to their beloved souls who have departed from them.

Arvalem (Harvalem) is a second most famous waterfall of the Goa state which also called Harvalem waterfall by local people. While Dudh Sagar Water Fall is the most famous and tallest waterfall of the India. This waterfall toal hight is just 50 meters and width is 7 meters. People can access this waterfall easily via bus, texi, auto and bike. It is just 8 kilometers far from Bicholim town and only 2 kilometers distance from Sanquelim small town. It is a good picnic place to visit natural greenery, lots of trees and caves.

Best Time to Visit: Well season to visit it is monsoon when it flows with full enthusiasm and glory. People also can visit it winter and summer season but this time water flow come slow.

Tourist attraction: This location also has a most popular Hindu religion Rudreshwar temple. Devotees suppose that soul of the human come here after 12th day of the death. Lots of people come to visit this temple and prayer to God on several festivals days. Arvalem rock cut caves also exist this location people suppose this will used by Buddhist monks or Pandavas when the spent time during 12 years of the exile.

Nearest Accommodations & Restaurant: Celebrations Bar , Delight Restaurant , JK Restaurant , Chafracar - Takeaway , Dwarka Restaurant, Shanbag Hotel.

Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 20.2 20.2 24.6 24.6 24.7 24.7 24.7 24.7 24.7 23.8 21.6 21.6
Average High (℃) 31.8 31.8 32.6 32.6 30.3 30.3 30.3 30.3 30.3 31.7 32.8 32.8

Visit Information:-

Location: Sanquelim, North Goa

Address: Rudreshwar Colony, Sanquelim, Goa 403505

Timings: Morning to Evening

Nearest Bus Stop: Rudreshwar Colony (4.0 KM)

Nearest Railway Station: Thivim (23.7 KM)

Open Days: Monday to Sunday

Ticket Fee (Entrance Fee): FREE

Distance From:-

Dabolim Airport: 41.9 KM

Panjim City: 34 KM

Madgaon City: 47 KM