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JOG FALLSBack to the Destination

               Jog is located in Shimoga District of Karnataka are magnificent falls, set in the wild and unspoiled surroundings. The Sharavathi River cascades down 292 m in four distinct falls – Raja, Rani, Rover and Rocket – at Gerusoppa and is a roaring treat to one’s eyes. Just after the monsoon season or rainy season the falls are a magnificent and awesome sight to see. At this time the falls are surrounded by mists. The 50 km long Hirebhasgar reservoir now controls the flow of the Sharavati River in order to generate hydro-electricity but in spite of this there is a vast difference between the wet and dry season flow of the waterfalls. Here the nature has been less disturbed for the tourist tapings.


                                                              How to reach  

 By Air

  Bangalore airport is the nearest operational airport. Another convenient airport is Mangalore  

 By Rail  

  The nearest train station is Shimoga. One can take train to Shimoga from Bangalore and can travel to Jog from Shimoga.  

 By Road  

  Jog is located in Shimoga District of Karnataka, 30 km away from Sagara, 104 km from Shimoga, and 379 km away from Bangalore. The waterfall is just at a short 2 kms deviation from the highway  

                                                            Places to Visit



  Honnemaradu in Karnataka, tucked away in the lush greenery of the Western Ghats along the Sharavati backwaters is located in the Shimoga district which is about 25 kms from Sagara towards Jog Falls. Deep in a forest, without the slightest trace of civilization, Honnemaradu is a haven for die-hard outdoors fanatics as well as those who want a complete break from the City. Some of the water sports activities here include canoeing, kayaking and wind rafting. The spectacular sunset and sunrise views are surely not to be missed while visiting Honnemaradu  

 Tunga Anicut Dam  

  Situiated 15 km from Shimoga, this dam was built across the river Tungabadra. You can enjoy boat trips around the lake. The dam is open from 10 AM to 5 PM on all days. Just 3 Km from the dam is Sacrebyle, which is an elephant camp. The camp houses several elephants. The best time to visit the camp is early in the morning when the elephants are taken for a bath in the lake.  

 Tyarekoppa Lion - Tiger Reserve  

  This Lion - Tiger Reserve / Safari is located nearly 12 km from Shimoga towards Jog Falls. Forest department organizes safaris regularly into the deep jungles. The safari covers most parts of the dense forest  

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