Jog Falls

Jog Falls

Fast Facts

Area 50 sq km
Best time to visit August-December
Languages Kannada and English

One of the highest waterfalls in India, Jog Falls is one of the major attractions in Karnataka. Created on the Sharavathi River, Jog Falls is also known by alternative names of Gerusoppa Falls, Gersoppa Falls, and Jogada Gundi. Jog Falls is situated in dense evergreen forests and drops directly down without streaming on the rocks.


Jog is located in the Shimoga District of Karnataka, 30 km away from Sagara, 104 km from Shimoga, and 379 km away from Bangalore.

Best Time To Visit

Between August and December


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

Tourist Attractions

Make your Tour to Jog Falls memorable by visiting these famous tourist places near Jog Falls :

Fairs And Festivals

How To Reach Jog Falls

The nearest airport is in Bangalore. You can take a train to Sagara from Bangalore, where you can get into buses to Jog. You can reach Jog Falls directly by availing of buses to Jog from Bangalore. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangalore to Sagara, from where a local bus to Jog is available.

Places Around Jog Falls

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

Places to Stay Near Jog Falls

Sharavathi Adventure Camp, operated by Jungle Lodges & Resorts, is the preferred stay option near Jog Falls. Apart from this, you can find budget and luxury stays. Book a homestay to experience an authentic Malenadu or the Western Ghats' stay.

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