Jog Fall & Murudeshwar Tour
Huge like Mammoth Jog Falls – India’s second tallest Water Plunge
Jog Waterfalls is proudly owns the title of India’s second highest plunge. Jog Falls are exceptional as the water does not flow down the rocks in a tiered fashion; it gushes down the slope right from the great height making it the tallest un-tiered waterfall in India. The splendor of the waterfalls is enhanced by the lush green surroundings, which provide a scenic backdrop.
World’s Tallest Shiva Statue Temple at Murudeshwara Beach
At the coastal Arabian Sea, Long and Gigantic Shiva Statue is a divine sight to witness. Explore the temple, as it’s quite huge and it depicts many mythological stories. You can also stroll around the Murudeshwara Beach for Sunset view; it’s quite pristine and clean
OM Beach Gokarna & Gokarna Temple
It’s not just the shape that defines OM beach, but also the peace and serenity that one feels after landing there. Smooth waves and long shoreline tend to captivate your senses. The top view of this beach distinctively shows the Letter 3, which means OM in Hindi. Built during the ancient century, the Gokarna temple is pious and divine in true sense.
Mumbai to Mumbai by Sleeper Coach Non AC Train Tickets: 6999/-
Mumbai to Mumbai by Sleeper Coach 3AC Train Tickets: 9999/-
Kumta to Kumta ( Train Ticket Not Included ): 5999
Day 0 : Friday Night
09:30 pm : Meet the Trikon Team at CSMT Station
Catch 12133/Mangalore Express at 10:00 pm
Overnight Journey by Train
Day 1 : Saturday Morning
11:00 am - Reach Kumta
11:30 am - Leave for Jog Falls
01:30 pm - Reach Jog Fall
02.30 pm – Lunch at Jog falls, you’ll love South Indian cuisine
03:30 pm - Leave for Bangaara Falls. ( If time permits )
05:30 pm - Visit Shamshi Hanging Bridge over the Sharavati River
06:30 pm - Reach the hotel and rejuvenate
08.30 pm – Have dinner, share stories, and hit the bed
Day 2: Sunday
06:00 am - Wake-up call
07.00 am - Have breakfast and freshen up
08:00 am - Move toward Murudeshwar Temple & Beach
10:00 am - Checkout from Hotel & Leave for Apsarkonda waterfall.
11:00 am - Explore Apsarkonda Waterfall, Mangrove Broadwalk & Eco Beach.
01:00 pm - Lunchtime
02:00 pm - Move Toward Gokarna Temple & Beach
03:30 pm - Reach Gokarna, Explore Beach & Temple (Subject to Open)
05:00 pm - Catch 12620/Matsyagandha Express
Overnight Journey on the train
Day 3: Monday
05:53 am : Reach Thane Station
06:35 am : Reach LTT Station
What is included in the tour
- Non-AC Sleeper train tickets Mumbai to Mumbai
- Food - Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Sunday Breakfast & Lunch
- Internal Transport
- Triple Sharing Accommodation
- Trikon expertise charges
What is NOT included in the tour
- Food ordered in train journey
- Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
- Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
- Witness ever-flowing Jog Falls
- Click picturesque selfies and panoramic images
- Visit the Tallest Shiva Statue temple
- Taste lip-smacking local food
- Enjoy laid back and hippie culture in Gokarna’s OM beach
- What is Jog Falls and Where is it?
It is called as Joga Gundi and the word Joga in Kannada means 'Falls. ' This has a reference in the language of Kannada speakers living in Sahyadri region. It is said to be a derivative of Kannada word 'Javagu', meaning marsh (wet)
Jog Falls is a waterfall on the Sharavati river located in the Western Ghats of Sagar Taluk of Shivamogga District, Karnataka, India. Also known by alternative names of Gerusoppe Falls, Gersoppa Falls, and Jogada Gundi, it is one of the highest waterfalls in India. During monsoons, one can see a breath-taking view of the falls with rainbows coming every now and then.
- How to reach Jog Falls?
The nearest airport is at Hubli (130km), whereas the nearest railway station is at Sagara (30km), the nearest city to the Jog Falls. Bus services are also available from the Falls right till the Sagara bus station.
There is also a train from Mumbai to Honnavar. There are no buses directly to Jog Falls from Honnavar. Hence, catch busses that go to Sagar/Shimoga and get down at Talaguppa. At Talaguppa (small village) you may hire private car or catch buses that go to Jog Falls.
- How many steps to Jog Falls?
Jog Falls is situated amid thick evergreen forests and water flows in four different falls, like Raja, Roarer, Rocket and Rani. 1500 steps have been built by the tourism department in order to make visitors reach the bottom of the hill.
- What is the best time for Jog Falls?
The months of June till September witness heavy rainfall in the region. The monsoon season is the best season to visit Jog falls, as the beauty of the place is enhanced during monsoons.
- Is there anything apart from Jog Falls to explore?
Associated with the waterfall is the nearby Linganamakki Dam across the Sharavati River. The power station has been operational since 1948 and is of 120 MW capacity, one of the largest hydroelectric stations in India at that time and a small source of electric power for Karnataka now.
Also, close to the falls, there is Murudeshwara Temple with the highest Shiva statue adjoining a beach that soothes your soul.
- Is it safe to go there for a solo trip?
Yes, it is very safe to go there on your own as well because it is well connected from the major cities around the state.
- What are the special attractions?
Jog Falls is situated on the borders of Shimoga and North Kanara, 100 Kms from Shimoga city. The Western Ghats gives rise to the Sharavati river that plunges from a height of 829 feet in four magnificent cascades namely Raja, Rani, Roarer and Rocket.
- What sort of facilities are available and where?
The government authorities have made improvements for parking facilities at the campus, proper path to enable travellers to enjoy the place.
- Is it worth visiting Jog Falls?
The place is worth seeing during rainy season. Jog falls are also called the Niagara Falls of India.
- Any special health related suggestion for this trip?
If you are traveling with Senior Citizens, differently abled people, toddlers, babies or pregnant women then you can enjoy the views of Jog falls from the viewing platform without the need to take the stairs to the foot of the falls.Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund. Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.
- ID Card
- 2 ltrs water
- Camera (Optional)
- Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder
- Snacks & Biscuits
- Extra Pair of Clothes
- Clean napkin or small towel
- Rain coat/ Poncho/ Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
- Cap, sunglasses, scarf
- Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags)
- Please carry medicines if you need any
- Hand Sanitizer