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Jog

About:

The tallest and no doubt the most impressive waterfall in India, the Jog Falls(also known as the Gerusoppa waterfalls) is located about 400 kms from Bangalore in Karnataka. It is created by the Sharavathi River which comes down in cascades from a height of 292 meters at Gerusoppa in four distinct falls, called the Raja, Rani, Rover and Rocket. Reaching the bottom of this majestic and beautiful Jog falls takes around 20 minutes while coming back can take as long as two hours. Tour to Jog Falls is ideal during or immediately after the monsoons when the Jog falls is at its best.

Location info:

Address:400 kms from Bangalore
District:Shimoga District
Nearest City:Bangalore
Best time to visit: The best time to visit is between the months of August and December

Climate/Weather:

Jog falls are situated up the cool climes of the Western-Ghats.

History:

Jog Falls is formed by the Sharavathi River, gushing down from a height of 253 meters. The river originates at Ambuthirtha in Thirthahalli taluk, flows north-west through the Western Ghats forming the Jog Falls before joining the Arabian Sea at Honavar.

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How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:You can take a train to Sagara from Bangalore, from where you can get into buses to Jog.
Nearest Airport:The nearest airport is at Bangalore.
Road Transport:You can reach Jog Falls directly by availing of buses to Jog from Bangalore. Alternatively, from Bangalore you can take a bus to Sagara, from where local bus to Jog is available.

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Tourist Attractions in Tour to Jog Falls
There is the Linganamakki Dam and the MGHE Works that are some of the tourist attractions to visit while on tour to Jog falls. You can also visit the nearby villages of Shimoga and Sagar.

Explore the land of Jog Falls, visiting the places around it, while on a Tour to Jog Falls –

Sagara:
A small town in the district of Shimoga, located 30 km from Jog Falls, Sagara is home to several ancient temples.

Siddapura:
a small town in Kodagu district, Siddapura lies in Western Ghats, providing captivating views of the Sahyadri mountain ranges.

Sirsi:
A town in Uttara Kannada district, Sirsi is like a hill-station set amidst emerald green forests and several waterfalls.

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Sagar

Hotels/Lodge/Accommodation:

Facilities for accommodation in Tour to Jog falls are satisfactory with a number of hotels, government lodges, guest houses and youth hostels to provide comfortable accommodation for those on tours to Jog falls in Karnataka. Some of the places to stay while on tours to Jog Falls are
1.Hotel Mayura in Gerusoppa
2.Karnataka Government Youth Hostel
3.K.E.B Guest House Jog:
4.Karnataka Power corporation Guest Hose
5.Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation Ltd Hotel

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Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:100
Nearest Hospital:Sagar
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