How to get there
Jog falls is easily accessible and is well connected
by road and train. The nearest town Sagar is around 30kms from the
fall. One has to take a deviation of about 2kms, from the national highway
to reach the falls.
Air : The nearest airport is Bangalore airport
378 kms away and Mangalore (180km).
Rail : The nearest railway station is Shimoga
(104 kms from Jog). From Shimoga one can go to Taluguppa in a train meter
gauge or in a bus. From Taluguppa it is 16kms to Jog by road. There
are around 4 trains daily to Shimoga from Bangalore.
Road : The best approach from Bangalore
is via Tumkur road, NH 4 and then turn left at Tumkur, along the
NH 206 (the condition of the road may not be good) to Shimoga and Sagara
towns which have several buses to the falls each day. Now there are direct
KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) buses including luxury
coaches from Bangalore to Jog (8.30- 9 hrs Hrs journey). One can also
take a direct bus from Bangalore to Shimoga or Sagara and then take local
bus from Sagara to Jog.