Jog falls are counted amongst the highest water falls in India, with a height of 253 meters, created by the Sharavathi River. The Jog falls are situated in the Shimoga district in the state of Karnataka. It is a major tourist destination in Karnataka. Jog falls are also known by the nickname ‘Gerusoppe falls’ and ‘Jogada Gundi’.
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.