Jog Falls Viewpoint

Category Natural / Scenic beauty

 Joga Falls is the second highest plunge waterfall in India located in Siddapura taluk Uttara Kannada district. It is a segmented waterfall which, depending on rain and season, becomes a plunge waterfall. It’s viewpoint is major tourist attraction in Shivamogga district and is ranked 13th in the world by the waterfall database. They are also known as the Gersoppa Falls or Jogada Gundi.

How to Reach:

By Air

The Shimoga airport which is about 6 km from the heart of the city is still under construction. The Mangalore International Airport is nearest to Shimoga and is preferred by people travelling to the city. The airport is connected to various Indian cities such as Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Mumbai.

By Train

The Shimoga Nagar Railway Station has trains running to and from Bangalore and Mysore. However, there are no direct trains from other major Indian cities. The most availed trains from this rail junction are the Inter City Express Connection train and the Shivamogga Express.

By Road

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) serves to connect Shimoga to other neighbouring cities such as Bangalore, Hubli, Sringeri, and Dharmastala. The Sholapur-Mangalore Highway (National Highway 13) and the Bangalore-Honnavar Highway (National Highway 206) ensure Shimoga remains connected to other nearby regions.