A trip to Jog waterfall.
A trip to Jog waterfall.

A trip to Jog waterfall.

A trip to Jog waterfall.

Jog Falls, Gerosoppa Falls or Joga Falls is the second-highest plunge waterfall in India. It is located in Sagara taluk, these segmented falls are a major tourist attraction. They are also called Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundi.

Karnataka is home to many water falls. If you visit these in the right season it is a great experience. These water falls are a great sight for any nature lover. The waterfall is located at southern state of Karnataka is India’s highest waterfall. Its height is 830 feet and is located on Sharavati River. The falls are in four distinct cascades called as, Raja, Rani, Roarer and Rocket. There is an hydro electric power generating station name after Mahatma Gandhi.

The Linganmakki Dam is an important dam associated with the Jog falls. This dam feeds hydroelectric power stations, which have been operational since 1948. This mighty waterfall looks extremely beautiful after heavy rains in monsoon season, which is the best time to visit Jog falls. The water from Sharavathi River pours down in four segments, namely Raja, Rover, Rocket and Rani Falls.

The arduous terrain along the Jog falls takes more than an hour for an individual to climb up and walk down towards the base of the falls. The beautiful forests around the waterfalls and Swarna Nadi River are a must visit. Jog Falls travel guide can be referred to for knowing more about the place.

This place is almost resides in the border of Western ghats of mountain ranges. Afternoon is the best time to watch the fall as sunlight will directly fall on the water fall.There are viewing points to see and enjoy the water fall.It is a major tourist destination in Karnataka. Jog falls are also known by the nickname ‘Gerusoppe falls’ and ‘Jogada Gundi’.