Jog falls is otherwise called Gerusoppaa falls, is the second highest waterfalls in India as it drops straightforwardly and doesn’t stream on to the stones.
The Western Ghats offers ascend to the Sharavati river that plunges from a height of 829 feet in four superb falls specifically Raja, Rani, Roarer and Rocket. Jog falls, being the tallest waterfalls in India is situated in the thick evergreen forests, 16kms from Talguppa closest railway station, Shimoga district, Karnataka.
Jog Falls is a top tourist attraction in Karnataka and is the most noteworthy waterfalls in the state. Second, to the Nohkalikai Falls of Meghalaya, Jog falls drops about an immense 253 m (850 ft. ) in a single fall. Notwithstanding, because of the development of Linganamakki Dam which is a hydroelectricity plant closeby, the flow in the falls is immensely limited before monsoons. Along these lines, it is ideal to go during the Monsoon season to see the falls in its full structure.
During Monsoons the Jog falls voluminous making an astounding sight with rainbows sometimes. One can go for a adventure walk at the base of the gorge when the floodgate entryways of the Linganmakki dam are shut. The means cut into rocks will lead you to the very profundities of the fall and give you vaporous shower that ricochets off these stones.
One can reach by road through NH-206 from Bangalore 378 kms (Bangalore-Shimoga-Sagar-Jog), from Sagar 45 kms, Siddapur 21 kms, Honnavar 56 kms.
Tourist don’t miss this majesty of nature – Jog Falls.