Address: Jog FallsJogSagarKarnatakaIndia, Get Direction
Food & Snacks: Available
Entry Fee: Rs. 10 /- per visitor
Other Info: Hotel Mayura Jogfalls from KSTDC
Timings: 7:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Jog falls also recognised as Gero Soppe falls or Jogada Gundi. The major attraction of coastal Karnataka is jog falls, listed in 13 th rank globally among the waterfalls and 2 highest plunge waterfalls in India, this fall is in Sagara Thaluk Shimoga District. 30 kms away from the Sagara and about 104 km from Shimoga.
River sharavathi conceives jog falls, rises in theerthahalli taluk of shimoga & passes and falls in the village of geru sappe between Sahyadri mountain valleys of western ghats and discharges into Arabian sea at honnavara Uttara kannada, nature reveals her unhidden beauty with this waterfall with abundance of greenery surrounded.
Highlights of Jog Falls
Water pours into four divergent named as raja, roarer, rocket & rani. Raja drops from the top to downwards undivided and half the way of raja, roarer falls in 45-degree angle and meets raja. were as rani and rocket move quietly from the top hill downwards. A viewpoint is constructed to the opposite of waterfalls to perceive the delicacy.
Mahatma Gandhi hydro-electric project is active here since 1948 with 120 mw capacity. Jog falls Represent the beauty of scenery instinctively and view of waterfall is magnetizing panorama which entices every tourist.
Connectivity to the location for tourists come by train can reach here by Talaguppa railway station to jog by local buses or taxis it is about 13 kms, and people opt for buses can reach here from main bustand to jog falls bus stop with any local buses.
Jog is binding drop in for every trip of coastal Karnataka. It is an exquisite destination for those who thrill to adore the landscape and would like to unwind with the panorama of waterfall will enjoy this destination. A worth location to turn on the camera and capture the elegance of the destiny. Hills on the peak of waterfalls and the greenery gives the picture-perfect backdrop to the waterfalls.JOG FALLS WEATHER
It is an exquisite destination for those who thrill to adore the landscape and would like to unwind with the panorama of waterfall will enjoy this destination. A worth location to turn on the camera and capture the elegance of the destiny. Hills on the peak of waterfalls and the greenery gives the picture-perfect backdrop to the waterfalls.
Traveling towards jog will take us in the wibes of greenery. Few hours can be spent on the spot.
River rafting, kayaking and boat riding with a guide can be enjoyed in the backwater of sharavathi which tempts to enjoy the feel of water sports in the nature.
A luxurious hotel, comfort homestays, leisure resorts will give you the nativity wibe of living in Malnad makes your holiday perfect with shelters.
Places to visit
You can look around the other tourist spots closer by. Linganamakki dam is another tourist destiny at the distance of 6 kms from jog fall, tunga anicut dam is around 12 km distance from shimoga.
Dabbe falls is one the trekking destination by unique experiencing of walk on the hills, which is also well known for the photography of native animals and birds, such as fly catchers, giant squirrel, deer, wild dogs, wild pigs etc… Unchalli falls and Thyavare tiger and lion reserve are other spots to complete the day.
A small town sigandooru well known for sigandooru chowdeshwari temple which is enringed with sharavathi river which is just about 18 kms from the city.