Contour of Jog Falls after late torrential rain

Jog Falls,situated in the Shimoga district of Karnataka is one of the largest and the longest waterfalls in India.It is a sporadic waterfalls as compared to its peers and is the highest waterfalls of India.It is accessible from the small town of Shimoga by car or bus and is at a distance of 2 hours from the town.Jog falls is one of the finest and greatest piece of attractions in the outskirts of Karnataka and a retreat for all the people of the state.Water remains in the falls in the autumn and the winter season so the best time for a visit would be from September-March.The waterfalls is surrounded by mountain ranges all around and there are government rest houses and lodges for accommodation in the area for tourists.

Shimoga forests
Shimoga forests of Karnataka

Jog Falls

Jog waterfalls
Jog Falls




It is required to descend and trek for about half an hour to reach its radical basal and the glimpse is alluring as there are forests visible from the zonal area.The Government of Karnataka has created a safe and secure zone for this picnic spot which is accessible by tourists mostly during the monsoon season.After monsoon it gets dried up and the full sporadic swing may not be visible.Jog waterfalls is situated in the Shimoga forests which takes tow hours to reach from the railway station.There are hard crocks and ridges close to the waterfalls zone that makes it splendid and unique as compared to its peers.

Jog Falls
Jog Falls


Water falling vertically
The water falling vertically

The entire sojourn from Shimoga to Jog falls is very adventurous and tourists get to see
varieties of trees during the voyage as the passage mostly embroil the isolated forest
area.Remarkable places of interest around Jog falls are Humcha,Ikkeri,Keladi and Kubatur.Overall,this spot is a nice weekend drive for any traveler to nourish and cultivate themselves from the conventional lifestyle of Karnataka.