380 kms from Bangalore, Karnataka
Distance from Bangalore to Jog Fall
From Shimoga to Jog Fall
From Sagar to Jog Fall
Jog fall located on National Highway number 206 connecting Honovar to Tumkur and is well connected by road. Jog fall is 372 KM from Bangalore the capital of Karnataka State. Nearest best place to stay is Shimoga the district headquarter. You can also stay at Jog fall as we found some budget hotels of Youth hostel and KTDC. From Shimoga Jog fall is 105 KM and is nearly 30 KM from Sagar. You can stay at Sagar also if you want to be near to the Jog fall. Shimoga is well connected by road from Mysore and Bangalore, in day time you can get bus in one hour duration from both these places
We started from Mysore at 2.30 PM and reached Shimoga at 9.30 PM ( same day ). We stayed that night at a hotel near the bus stop and next day we took a local bus to Sagar at 9 AM. Buses runs frequently between Shimoga and Sagar but you are lucky if get a direct one to Jog fall. Shimoga to Sagar it took 2 hours and we board another local bus at Sagar and finally reached Jog fall at 12.15 PM. While returning we got a direct bus from Jog fall to Shimoga and we reached our hotel at 6.30 PM. So you can get a better idea about the stay and journey as we stared at 9 AM from our hotel at Shimoga and returned to hotel at 6.30 PM after enjoying 3 hours at the fall. On our return trip to Bangalore we board one deluxe bus at 11.30 PM and reached Bangalore in the early morning 6.30 A.M ( 7 hours ).
Honnemaradu is one of the main centres for adventure and conservation oriented activities. Located in the dense forest and near tribal villages, it is an ideal place for nature studies.
11 kms from Jog Mupane is an ideal palce for wildlife and Nature Camps.
How To Get There
The nearest airport is Goa.
Hubli is the nearest rail station.
KSTDC conducts weekend tours to this place. It can be also be approached by road from Shimoga town, which is 103 kms from here.
Best Time to
Best time to visit this place is just after the monsoons during June - November, when the falls are at their magnificent best.