The Jog Falls in Karnataka are waterfalls highest in India 120 km away from Gokarna located on the River Sharavathi having a height of 829 meters and is the highest in the state and the 7th deepest in the world. August to October, is the best time to visit it. During the monsoons are impressive, but even in the dry season it looks grand. The highest waterfalls in India are located about 100 km from the center of the city of Shimoga. Also called Gersoppa Falls, the highest point, skim the 250 meter fall. The scope and breathtaking power, only interrupted by the sight of a rainbow.
You can go down to the lake that form, location, and challenging and you have to go up and down continuously from large boulders that are all around, but when you get to the lake you remain immobilized by so much beauty with the water crystal clear and cold with the deafening noise of the waterfall. To see the beginning you have to tilt your head back completely.
Let yourself be seduced and captivated by the power of the rushing and the roar of the falls , the colors of the rainbow reflecting on the water and musicality is representative of the power of nature. Wanting to organize an excursion to discover these breathtaking natural beauty, it is appropriate to write down some useful advice. The choice of the season, for example, is crucial. Avoid traveling during dry periods and immediately after the rainy season.
Karnataka has a history much older when he became a state of India. In fact, in ancient times it was known as Karunadu, an edict of Ashoka shows that was then under the dynasty of the Maurya. The great emperor Chandragupta Maurya abdicated to embrace the Jain religion at Shravanabelagola. There were many dynasties who ruled the state. The Chalukya, between the tenth and twelfth centuries, they built the most ancient Hindu temples, and had their capital at Badami. In the same period are the temples and caves temples of Aihole and Pattadakal.
The Hoysala who ruled between the eleventh and fourteenth centuries, they built more than 150 temples, each of which is a true work of art; if they find the evidence to Somnathpur, Halebid and Belur. This was followed by the reign of Vijayanagara, from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century, an example of which are the spectacular ruins of Hampi. Later it was the turn of the 5 powerful Sultanates of the Deccan , Bijapur, Bidar, Golconda, Ahmednagar and Berar, which were later conquered by the empire in the sixteenth century of Mughals followed the British Raj and finally the independent Indian state.
Bangalore, the state capital, is a mixture of various races and cultures; founded in 1573 by a local chieftain Kempe Gowda, is a city with much to see.