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The second-highest plunge waterfall of India, these magnificent falls are a major tourist attraction in Karnataka, the spellbinding view of which creates a truly memorable experience.
Located on the border of Shimoga and Uttara Kannada districts of Karnataka, Jog waterfalls is the highest waterfall In the state and is regularly mistaken as the highest waterfalls of India. Also known as Gerosappa Falls or the Joga Falls, these falls are one of the most important attractions in all of South India. Second only to the Nohkalikai Falls of Meghalaya, Jog falls drops about a huge 253 m (850 ft. ) in a single fall. However, due to the construction of Linganamakki Dam, the flow in the falls is hugely restricted before monsoons.
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Extremely beautiful and picturesque location.
Seasonal falls, hence, cannot be visited throughout the year.
Jog Falls is a perfect weekend destination for nature lovers who want to take a break from the daily routine. The destination is mostly visited by people living in and around Bangalore and Mangalore.
The nearest airport is at Hubli (130km), whereas the nearest railway station is at Sagara (30km), the nearest city to the Jog Falls. Bus services are also available right till the Sagara bus station. (Read More)
Answer: There are 3-4 hotels and homestays that you can stay in when you visit Jog Falls. Along with Private homestays, you can also find a KSTDC Hotel here (The Mayura Gerusoppa), which is decent enough. Advance booking is recommended for the Private Homestays, although the Govt resort should be available on spot. however, there are many more options to stay within 22 km of Jog. Since It takes around 9-10 hours to get to Jog falls from Bangalore, so it isn't ideal for a one day trip, and a night halt is desired. There aren't many restaurants, so you might have to depend on the hotel food during your trip.
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