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Jog Falls – At Nature's Majestic Best


The Jog Falls is perhaps the most stunning example of nature's majesty. The falls originate from the Sharavathi river and consist of four distinct segments and these are Raja, Rani, Rover and Rocket.

The Crystal Cascades Of Jog

The sight of this magnificent sheet of water cascading straight down a height of 830 feet, unfettered by rocks or other encumbrances, is one that has moved thousands of visitors. The beauty of this view is enhanced by the natural beauty of its lush green surroundings.

There are several vantage points from where you can witness the splendor of Jog Falls. One of the most popular ones is the Watkins platform. Getting down to the base of the falls and then climbing back can be a tough and tasking trek, and this is specially meant for the ones who like to stretch their muscles.

Tourist Places In Jog Falls

The Linganamakki dam and Dabbe falls are not to be missed out while on a visit to Jog Falls.

How To Reach Jog Falls

Being a popular tourist destination, Jog Falls has a good transport connectivity. The nearest town is Sagara in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. There are plenty of buses between Sagara and Jog Falls and you can also take a bus from Karwar or Hanovar.

Best Time To Visit Jog Falls

The Jog Falls are at their best during the monsoons, as the volume of the water is at its maximum. Other attractions include the forests around Jog, the Swarna Nadi River as well as the Sharavati valley.

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How to Reach Jog falls

  • By Road
    Jog Falls is well connected by roads to nearby towns, such as Shimoga and Sagara. There are several direct KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) buses operating from Bangalore to Jog Falls.
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  • By Train
    Talaguppa Railway Station is the nearest rail junction to Jog Falls, situated at a distance of about 13 km. However, it is not connected to major cities directly. Shimoga Railway Station, 100 km from Jog Falls, is the main junction connected to major cities of India. Tourists can take buses or hire cabs to reach the destination
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  • By Air
    Mangalore Airport, earlier known as the Bajpe Airport, is the nearest airport to Jog Falls. Situated at a distance of about 215 km from Jog Falls, the airport connects to major cities in India.
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