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Shimoga with Jog and Kunchikal falls - Holiday in Hill Station of Majestic falls India - Package Overview

Shimoga with Jog and Kunchikal falls - Holiday in Hill Station of Majestic falls India

Shimoga with Jog and Kunchikal falls: Overview

Shimoga is very famous destination located at the Shimoga Dist in the state of Karanataka. It is very famous and well known destination through its lakes, rivers, fall and valleys. It is also known as the home of several waterfalls. Shimoga and Kunchikal falls is known as second highest waterfall in the world. It is a perfect destination where you can find enjoyment through trekking, camping and Jungle safari, Elephant Safari.  In this package you will cover all the possible sightseeing which is mentioned in the itinerary



Shimoga with Jog and Kunchikal falls: Highlights

  • World’s second largest Fall in Shimoga Jog Fall

  • Second highest fall in Asia: Kunchikal falls

  • The second largest church in India: Sacred Heart Church

  • Adventure trekking at Kodachadri Hill

  • Scenic picnic spots at Jogger’s dam

Why you must visit Shimoga and Jog Fall

The Jog waterfalls and Kunchikal falls located in Shimoga district of Karnataka. It is the most impressive and one of the highest plunge waterfalls in India. Nature Photography and Hiking are best things to do in Shimoga which houses a lots of waterfalls, trekking passes, mountains, viewpoints and hill stations. There are several places to visit and indulge in the natural activity. Lion and Elephant safari attracts more than thousand of tourist to visit and enjoy adventure activities in Shimoga.

Shimoga with Jog and Kunchikal falls - Holiday in Hill Station of Majestic falls India - Package Rates & Dates
Title Standard Prsice High Season
Oct-01 To Mar-31
Low Season
Apr-01 To Sep-30
NewYear/Festival Time
3N/4D Standard Pacakge
Hotel Jai Maata Grandeur
Rs 12000 Rs 12600 Rs 11000 Rs 0
3N/4D Deluxe Package
Royal Orchid Central
Rs 13000 Rs 13950 Rs 12780 Rs 0
3N/4D Luxury Package
Malagar valley homestay
Rs 25500 Rs 26700 Rs 24500 Rs 0
Shimoga with Jog and Kunchikal falls - Holiday in Hill Station of Majestic falls India - Package Inclusion

Package Inclusion

  • 03 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis

  • Breakfast and dinner

  • 01 day sightseeing of Shimoga

  • 01 day visit at Kunchikal falls

  • 01 day visit at Jog Fall

  •  Private Ac vehicle for 04 days

  • Parking, Toll tax and driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

Package Exclusion

  • Personal Expense

  • Any airfare, bus fare and railway fare

  • Lunch

  • Any entrance passes

Hotels in Shimoga

Standard Hotel: Hotel Jai Maata Grandeur - TA Rank (4.5) Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: Royal Orchid Central - TA Rank (4.5) Certificate of Excellence

Luxury Hotel: Malagar valley homestay  - TA Rank (4.5)Certificate of Excellence

Shimoga with Jog and Kunchikal falls - Holiday in Hill Station of Majestic falls India - Package Itinerary

Arrival at Mangalore airport or railway station and proceed to Shimoga which is at a distance of 191 km away from Mangalore. Upon arrival check in to hotel, after freshen up you will visit some local sightseeing of Shimoga which includes Honnemaradu and Sacred Heart Church. After sightseeing you may have lunch at any nearest restaurant, later come back to hotel and enjoy your evening in hotel. Overnight stay with dinner at Shimoga Hotel

Meals: Dinner

Lunch: Served at any nearest Restaurant

After breakfast start your day by visit World's second largest waterfall which is Jog Fall which is 54 km away from Shimoga and it takes 2 Hours to reach.  The height of the fall is about 830 ft and listed among the major tourist destination. The fall is visited by thousands of visitors every year. After spend at least 2 hours on the waterfall, you may have lunch at any nearest Restaurant, later you will come back to Shimoga. Overnight stay with dinner Shimoga Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at any nearest Restaurant

After breakfast visit to explore the famous fall of Shimoga which is Kunchikal falls the waterfalls rise up to flow in great intensity, making the view of the falls spectacular. The Kunchikal Falls is located in the Western Ghats, the area is home to several rare species of plants and animals. Enjoy your full day at fall, and you may have lunch at any nearest restaurant. By the evening come back to Shimoga and overnight stay with dinner at Shimoga Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at any nearest restaurant

After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Mangalore, after reach you will drop to airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory

Meals: Breakfast

Shimoga with Jog and Kunchikal falls - Holiday in Hill Station of Majestic falls India - Package Other Details

Lion safari shimoga

Tyavarekoppa Lion and Tiger Safari are located at a distance of 10 km from Shimoga in the state of Karnataka, India. This delightful destination can be found on the Shimoga-Sagara Main Road near Tyavarekoppa Zoo.

Two hundred acres of forest and jungle house many big cats including the roaring King of the Jungle. Tyavarekoppa is one of the smaller zoos when compared to Mysore. It is a picnic spot enriched with varied types of flora and fauna hidden in its every nook and corner. Offering a entrancing views through safaris and special recreational ones for kids,

Tiger and lion safari Shimoga timings:  9a.m. and 11a.m.

Shimoga Elephant Camp

Sakrebailu Elephant: The Sakrebailu Elephant Camp is a forest camp for captive elephants in Karnataka. Situated at a distance of 14 km from Shimoga on the Shimoga-Thirthahalli Road, it is considered to be the best camp for training elephants in the state. The Sakrebayalu is an elephant training camp where the mahouts (keepers) train these magnificent animals. There are over a dozen elephants at the camp and each elephant has two mahouts dedicated to its care. The elephants lounge around in the camp till midday, after which they are set free in the surrounding forest.  They do this by tracking their footprints and dung, and since they share such a close relationship with the elephants, they also know their favorite hangouts! The mahouts say that the elephants love to feast on bamboo shoots, which grow in profusion in the forests.

Water falls in India

  • Kunchikal Falls - Shimoga

  • Barehipani Falls - Mayurbhanj district

  • Langshiang Falls - Meghalaya

  • Nohkalikai Falls - Meghalaya

  • Dudhsagar Falls - Goa

  • Meenmutty Falls - Wayanad district

  • Thalaiyar Falls - Dindigul district of Tamilnadu

  • Jog Falls - Shimoga district

  • Kune Falls - Lonavla-Khandala valley

  • Vantawng Falls – Mizoram

Tourist attractions in Shimoga

Shimoga smart city located at Shimoga Dist in Indian state of Karnataka. It has very famous places to visit and extend your holiday. Shimoga is known as falls and heritage places, there is some famous attraction given to below to visit and enjoy your holiday.

Honnemaradu: Honnemaradu is a tourist place situated on the back waters of River Sharavathi. A paradise for sport-buffs and a haven for nature-lovers, Honnemaradu, located on the backwaters of the river Sharavathy, is a marvel till as far as the eyes can behold and beyond. there is no dearth to entertainment options while in this amazing destination. Once a village, the lake cum reservoir now stands as the only tourist sight in the area. . Swimming, photography or playing water volley ball followed by an upward trek to watch sunset-views completed by camp-fires and parties are the perfect ingredients for a vacation worth relishing.

Sacred Heart Church: acred Heart Church in Shimoga, Karnataka is a hugely popular place of worship. This Catholic Church is massive, sprawling over 18000 sq. ft. There is a large prayer hall which can seat at least 5000 people. The splendid architecture of the church and a beautiful statue of Jesus Christ are the main attractions of this place. The architectural magnificence can be attributed to the peculiar Gothic and Roman styles.

Kodachadri Hill: Kodachadri is a mountain peak with dense forests (elevation - 1,343 metres above sea level) in the Western Ghats in South India (Shivamogga Dist., Karnataka State). It is declared as natural heritage site by Government Karnataka. Thick green forest covered Kodachadri Hill is a well kept secret in the Western Ghats in Shimoga District of Karnataka. Unspoiled, untouched and mildly unexplored, Kodachadri Hill's prismatic beauty is something that eyes hold for uncountable years.  As one takes the pain to reach the 1,343 metre high Kodachadri Hill, his eyes will be taken aback by the enchanting look of the golden sun as it gradually nods its head down on the blue stretch of Arabian Ocean

Achakanya Falls: Achakanya Falls is one of the hidden waterfalls formed near Thirthahalli. The fall is located at a distance of 10 kms from Thirthahalli on the way to Hosanagara in Shimoga District in Karnataka. Sharavathi River takes a wonderful leap to create this 6.1 meters eye-catching waterfall. The place is a very good trekking destination as it is located in the midst of a thick forest. As the Achakanya Falls is hidden in the middle of a thick forest it is better to take guidance from the locals of Aralasurali village, which is located around 20 kms from Thirthahalli and 2 kms from the falls.

Jogger’s dam:  Jogger’s dam Located 12 kilometers from Shimoga, popularly known as ‘The gateway of Malnad’, is a small village- Gajanur. Jogger Dam is built across the River Tunga and is one of the scenic picnic spots for the tourists.

How to Reach Shimoga

By Flight: Shimoga have its own domestic airport which is linked with major airports. It is well connected to New Delhi and Mumbai via Jet Airways, Air India and Spice Jet. The nearest International Airport is Mangalore Airport, Mangalore, roughly 195 Kms from Shimoga city.

By Bus: Shimoga is a district which is well connected to its neighbouring cities via good network of roads. The cities connecting Shimoga to Bangalore (280 kms), Hubli (211 kms), Mangalore (190 kms) and Mysore (245 kms).

By Train: Shimoga has its own Railway Station named as Shimoga Nagar Railway Station which is connected to the major cities of Karnataka and other state like Mangalore, Hampi, Bangalore, Pune and Mumbai. A regular rail service also connects the region to Bangalore directly which is 280 kms away

Bangalore to Shimoga train timings

16201 SBC SMET EXP Dep 15.30 and Arrival 05:15

56227    SBC SMET PASS Dep 16.30 and Arrival 23.20        

Season to visit Jog Falls 

The best season to visit Shimoga is the winter season i.e. from the month of October to March. The summers in Shimoga climate are hot and generally avoided by the tourists. The Month of December marks the start of winter season in Shimoga. Temperature ranges between a comfortable 25°C to 37°C. Winters last till February in Shimoga. This is one of the best seasons to visit Shimoga as the place seems washed and beautiful after the rains.

Shimoga Wildlife Sanctuary

Sharavathi Wildlife Sanctuary is in Sagar of Shimoga District in Karnataka. It is 350 Kms from Bangalore. Located near Jog Falls, the sanctuary covers the Sharavathi Valley Region, near the western border of Karnataka. It is spread over an area of 431 Kms.

The sanctuary is nourished by the Sharavathi river. Linganamakki reservoir spread over an area of 128.7 kms is a part of this sanctuary.

The forest is home to a variety of mammals, birds and reptiles. The sanctuary is a refuge of the endangered Lion-tailed macaque. Other mammals include tiger, leopard (black panther), wild dog, jackal, sloth bear, spotted deer, sambar, barking deer, mouse deer, wild pig, common langur, bonnet macaque, Malabar giant squirrel, giant flying squirrel, porcupine, otter and pangolin.

The backwaters of the Sharavati Wildlife Sanctuary offer excellent opportunities for water sports. Some of the water sports possible here are canoeing, kayaking and wind surfing. Bird-watching enthusiasts also visit this place.

Cancer Cure in Shimoga

Mr. Narayana Murthy is an Ayurveda practitioner living in a village called Narasipura in the Shimoga district of Karnataka, India.  Vaidya Narayana Murthy and his family members have been treating for decades, with herbal medicines, the so called incurable medical conditions - cancers, diabetes, heart diseases, kidney diseases etc.  Vaidya Narayana Murthy is famous, particularly for his cancer treatments.  The doctor dispenses medicines on Thursdays and Sundays. People gather in queues to receive his cancer medicines, which he starts dispensing early in the morning around 7AM. Roughly about thousand people receive their medicine on every Thursday and Sunday. There are few NGOs that help Vaidya Narayana Murthy in his noble effort.

Resorts in Shimoga Karnataka

Royal Orchid Central

Royal Orchid Central hotel Shimoga, is really a lively Company ejaculate Leisure time hotel within the center of Shimoga, a town popularly referred to as the rice bowl/bread container of Karnataka. Royal Orchid Central hotel Shimoga, provides the current day’s fashionable business & the interested leisure time vacationers. Eating choices at Royal Orchid Central resort Shimoga consist of 2 dining places. A bar/lounge is open up for beverages. Room assistance can be obtained twenty-four hours a day. This 4-star asset includes a 24-hour company center. This Shimoga property has occasion room comprising a meeting center and conference/meeting areas. Extra property features consist of foreign exchange. Royal Orchid Hotels Limited has declared the release of Royal Orchid Central hotel within Shimoga. According to the organization launch, the hotel has 108 bedrooms and a Presidential room, Professional rooms as well as Luxurious bedrooms. Apart from, it provides three diverse eating choices. Royal Orchid Central hotel, Shimoga guarantees hospitality in its best in this charming property.”

Sakrebyle Elephant Camp

The Sakrebyle Elephant Camp is a forest camp for captive elephants in Karnataka. Situated at a distance of 14 km from Shimoga on the Shimoga-Thirthahalli Road, it is considered to be the best camp for training elephants in the state. The camp is maintained by the Karnataka Forest Department.

The Sakrebyle Elephant Camp attracts wildlife enthusiasts and tourists alike. It is one of those ecotourism centres in Karnataka that offers general people an opportunity to look at the huge tuskers from close quarters.

Sharavathi adventure camp

A precious jewel in the tiara of Karnataka’s splendour, the Sahyadris abound with natural bounties. With verdant valleys, gushing rivers, luxuriant grasslands and a significant forest cover they are a treasure trove of rare flora and fauna, many of which are endemic to this region. The Sahyadris sport their most vibrant attire during the monsoons when new life burgeons in every nook and corner of its expanse. The River Sharavathi plummets from a dizzying height of 830 feet creating the Jog Falls, one of India’s tallest waterfalls. The rainy season is the best time to view Jog Falls when it gushes down as four distinct cascades - Raja, Rani, Rocket and Roarer.

Train Timings from Shimoga to Bangalore

56918    SBC SMET PASS 14:00 (Dep) 21:15 (Arrival) - Daily

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