Jog Falls locally known as Gerusoppa falls, Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundi are the second highest waterfalls of India. Produce by Sharavathi River falling from a height of 253 m (830 ft), the waterfalls are partitioned into four divisions to be specific Raja, Rocket, Rani, and Roarer. They suggest one of the best enchanting and amazingly alluring places to find in Karnataka. The State Tourism Department has developed advances – around 1,500 in number – from the perspective till the hill bottom. Here at the bottom, the appealing magnificence beauty of the waterfall can be seen attentively. For their charm and the fascinating sound of spouting water, the Jog Falls is extraordinary compared to other spots to visit in Karnataka in summer.
Attractions: Linganamakki Dam across Sharavathi River, Tunga Anicut Dam, and Thavare Koppa.
Nearby places: Unchalli Falls, Bennehole Falls, Yana, Murudeshwar, Koosalli Waterfalls, Kudumari / Chaktikal Waterfalls, Kollur Mookambika Temple, Shivaganga Falls, Banavasi.
Best Time to visit: August to January
Peak Season: September to December
How to Reach
- By Air: The nearest airport to Jog Falls is Mangalore Airport which is 220 km away it connects to major cities in India.
- By Rail: The closest railway station to Jog Falls is Talaguppa Railway Station which is 15 km away but it’s not connected to all the major cities. Shimoga Station which is 100 km away, is the main junction connected to major cities of India.
- By Road: By road, it’s connected well to nearby towns, such as Shimoga and Sagara. There are so many direct KSRTC and private buses operating from Bangalore to Jog Falls. And also hire a taxi and cabs from the nearest town.
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