JOG WATERFALLS

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Location : 380 kms from Bangalore, Karnataka
Altitude : 292 metres
Originates From : River Sharavati


Jog Waterfalls, Bangalore, KarnatakaJog (60 kms from Honnavar), a hamlet of Kargal village is famous for its magnificent waterfalls.

The Sharavati river flowing over a rocky bed takes a spectacular leap from a height of 292 meters and divides into 4 smaller ones known as the Raja, Rani Rocket and Roarer presenting a glorious view.

One of the highest waterfalls, the cascading waters are a delight. The Mahatma Gandhi Hydro-Electric Station here was commissioned in 1948.

Nearby attractions
Honnemaradu:
Honnemaradu is one of the main centres for adventure and conservation oriented activities. Located in the dense forest and near tribal villages, it is an ideal place for nature studies.

Mupane:
11 kms from Jog Mupane is an ideal palce for wildlife and Nature Camps.

HOW TO GET THERE
Air:
The nearest airport is Goa.

Rail:
Hubli is the nearest rail station.

Road:
KSTDC conducts weekend tours to this place. It can be also be approached by road from Shimoga town, which is 103 kms from here.

Best Time To Visit
Best time to visit this place is just after the monsoons during June - November, when the falls are at their magnificent best.



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