Witness the Majesty of Nature

The second-highest plunge waterfall of India, Jog Falls is a major tourist attraction in Karnataka. Located on the border of Shimoga and Uttara Kannada districts of Karnataka, Jog waterfalls is the highest waterfall in the state. Jog falls drops about a huge 253 m (850 ft. ) in a single fall.

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Tallest waterfalls in India

Considered to be one of the tallest untiered waterfalls in India, Jog falls also known as Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundiis are approximately 100 kms from Shimoga. The majestic Western Ghats give way to the Sharavti river which then plunges from a height of 829 feet into four cascades. The gorgeous waterfalls are surrounded by abundant greenery and a spellbinding landscape. 

The walk to the waterfall is marked by well-defined craggy walking paths. Surrounded by wild shrubs and sharp rocks, the trekking or walking trail to the waterfall is fairly easy to navigate. The view of the untiered waterfall will leave you short of words. The white sheets of water seem to fall with a sudden rush through the rocks jutting out. You can view the breathtaking scene from a number of spots around the waterfall. If you are looking for an action packed day, this is your answer. A hearty picnic accompanied by the marvels of nature makes for a memorable experience.

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Connectivity to reach

By Air: The nearest airport to Jog Waterfalls is Bangalore and the distance from Bangalore airport to jog falls is near about 400 km.

By Rail:
The nearest railway station to jog falls are Sagara and Talugappa. Other nearest railway station to jog waterfalls is Honnavar which is in the way of Mumbai-Mengaluru Konkan Route.

By Road:
Through road via national highway 4 or 48, a perfect getaway destination for people in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. Bikers tend to move solo or in a group from Mangalore and Bangalore to jog falls. Local buses too ply from places like Kolhapur, Goa, Hubli, Mangalore and Bangalore to jog falls.

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Climate & best time to visit

Weather: Jog falls weather is pleasant over the year, but monsoons are bit unfavourable for people who want to trek and want to go down the hill as the steps are quite slippery. Apart from the months post monsoon, jog waterfalls have become a great attraction for a large group of tourists to enjoy the flow, weather and its beauty in months of November-February.

Best time to visit Jog falls:
Winter is the best time to visit Jog Falls as the sky will be clear of the mist and will give a great picturesque landscape for the tourists and photographers.

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