Go here for: Weekend Breaks, Monsoon
Flowing gently through the highlands of Deccan Plateau towards the
ocean, river Sharavati suddenly enters hilly region with thick forest
land that slopes down towards the sea. On its way down, it takes a
sudden fall in a small village called Jog
, forming the highest
waterfall in India.
The lovely waterfall is a favourite among many
filmmakers (some scenes of Kannada movie ‘Mungare Male’
here), who have portrayed the Jog Falls beautifully in their movies.
Besides being a beautiful waterfall, the gorge has facilitated
construction of a series of dams that contribute significantly to the
power supply in Karnataka.
However, the dams also hold bulk of the water from the river, because
of which the waterfall looks + more about Jog