Jog Falls Karnataka Tourism

Jog Falls Karnataka – Story, Timings, Laser Show, Address, Entry Fee, Hotels, Best Time to Visit, Places to Visit near the Falls, River Rafting, Trekking, How to Reach, Booking.

Jog Falls Karnataka Information:

Jog Falls Karnataka is the second highest waterfalls in India, there are totally 1400 steps approximately to the falls. These falls are the tributaries of the river Shabarmathi. There are many stalls near the falls serving hot foodies, which is a perfect combo for the weather at the falls. At the backwaters there are many adventure water sports like kayaking, boating, river rafting also one can trek to the falls. The falls measures a height of 253 meters. These falls looks spectacular during monsoons.

Jog Falls Timings:

All Days of the Week
Opening Time 7.30 am
Closing Time 9.30 pm

Jog Falls Laser Show Timings:

All Days of the Week
Monday to Saturday 7.15 pm to 8.15 pm
Sunday 7.15 pm to 9.15 pm
Musical Karanji Show:
All Days of the Week
Monday to Saturday 7.15 pm to 8.15 pm
Sunday 7.15 pm to 9.15 pm

Jog Falls Best Time to Visit:

Months June to September
Season Monsoons

Jog Falls Entrance:

Entry Fee Rs 10/- per head
Parking Fee Rs 30/- per head
Personal Guide Rs 400/- per head
Toilets at the Falls:
Paid Toilets Rs 30/- per head

Jog Falls Hotels:

  • Hotel Mayura Gerusoppa
  • Prakruthi Yatri Nivas
  • Matthuga
  • Sri Ranga Homestay
  • Sharvathi Adventure Camp
  • Hill View Stay
  • British Bungalow
  • Jog River View Home Stay
  • Gundimane

Jog Falls River:

Sharavathi River also known as the golden river is the tributary of this spectacular fall of Karnataka.

Jog Falls River Rafting:

The river Sharavathi gives away the backwaters. Many adventure water sports like:

  • River Rafting
  • Kayaking (Allowed With Guide)
  • Boating

Places to Visit near Jog Falls Karnataka:

  • Linganamakki Dam
  • Dabbe Falls
  • Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Roarer Falls
  • Raja Falls
  • Rani Falls
  • Bangaramakki Veeranjaneya Temple
  • Rocket Falls
  • Bangara Kusuma
  • Talakalale Balancing Reservoir
  • Dwimukhi Chamundeshwari Temple

Jog Falls Trekking:

Trek Cost:
Cost Rs 3000/- per person
Note Trekking Cost depends on the type of hotel booking and on Season

Trek Itinerary:

✔ Depart at 9.30 pm from Bangalore

✔ Reach (Destination Accommodation) example; Home Stay near the Sharavathi  Backwaters at 6.30 am

✔ Have your Breakfast at 8.30 am

✔ Collect Your Lunch Packet and head to trekking at 9.00 am

✔ Reach the waterfalls on the way towards the peak at 11.30 am

✔ Reach Backwaters to Startup the Activities:

  • Angling
  • Archery
  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Camping at the Island
  • Shooting

✔ Enjoy the Bonfire at the Backwaters at 6.30 pm

✔ Have dinner at 8.00 pm

✔ Go to bed in the tents at 9.00 pm

✔ Wake up in the next morning at 6.00 am

✔ Enjoy in the backwaters again

✔ Reach the hotel destination for breakfast at 8.30 am

✔ Depart to Bangalore at 9.30 am

 Jog Falls Location:

Jog Falls, Karnataka 577435

 Jog Falls Route:

  • From Bangalore, the falls route can be traced, by crossing a distance of 379 km
  • Driving Time 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Can Hire any private Vehicles to Reach the Falls

How to Reach Jog Falls Karnataka:

By Airport:

Hubli Airport is the Nearest Airport which is 130 km away

By Railway Station:

Shimoga Railway Station is the Nearest Railway Station which is 104 km away

By Road:

Karnataka is well connected with other major cities.

Reference: details