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  • Internet Availability:Good
  • STD Code:0832
  • Languages Spoken:Kannada, English, Hindi
  • Major Festivals:Ganesh Chaturthi, Dasara, Diwali and Suggi Habba
  • Notes/Tips:None

Jog falls Overview

  • Ideal Trip Duration: 1 Night 2 Days
  • Nearest City Jog falls: Shimoga
  • Best Time to Visit Jog falls: June to September
  • Peak Season: June to September
  • Weather Info: Moderate
  • State: karnataka

Serene Beauty of nature, formed over the river Sharavathi is the most beautiful and one of the top waterfalls in Karnataka rather India, the Jog Falls. The flowing of the river Sharavathi has a rocky bed which is 250 yards wider and 253 meters deep. 

Jog Falls is also known as Gerosappa falls which is one of the largest waterfall attractions in South India. It takes around 1 -2 days to completely explore the wonderful Jog falls. The water gushes out of the mountain and flows in four notable districts namely, Rover, Raja, Rocket, and Rani.

The Raja falls simply drop down from a column which is of a depth of 830 feet high. It is halfway encountering the river Rover on its fall. The water rushes down faster and meets the river Raja at the base.  The river Rocket further shoots downward to form a lot of jets.  The river Rani is a simple quite waterfall near the side of the mountain.

This mesmeric view of the Jog falls attracts a lot of tourists to visit from time to time. The uneven showering of the falls creates a must-witness view to cherish throughout your life.

The construction of the Linganamakki Dam for generating hydroelectricity plant is made on this area. This restricts the flow of the waterfall during the monsoon seasons. Jog Falls is at its best in the monsoon seasons.

Jog falls timings

Explore the place around 7:30 am to 9:30 pm in all the seven days of the week.

On which river is the Jog Falls situated?

It is formed in the river Sharavathi creating an enchanting view.

Which month is best for Jog Falls?

Summer months in this location is extremely hot whereas, in the monsoon, you can explore the best beauty of the waterfalls.  The temperature condition in the monsoon season, June to September is extremely soothing and pleasant to view the waterfall and explore the outdoor activities.

It is best for a winter picnic spot. Jog falls is unmatchable and offers an amazing view which is hard to find anywhere. Explore it on your weekend trips.

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