Magod Falls is one of the most incredible waterfalls in all
of India. Buried in the forest and only accessible after a short trek, these
falls stand at an impressive 200 meters high! Located under 20Km away from
Yellapur, the water flows from the Kavade Kere River, which is spread across an
area of 60 acres. If trekking and nature are on your list of things to do, this
is the place to go. Perfect for a weekend trip from Bangalore, it is the
ultimate trekkers paradise!
Rent a car from Zoom and arrive at Magod Falls with ease! The best way to get there is via the AH47/NH4. Follow this road to SH-6 and then take this to Hubli-Karwar Road. Continue along this road until you reach your destination. The entire trip is roughly 439KM and should take about 7 hours, but if you get lost our GPS can guide you the entire way! Get there faster than with a bus or train and stop at your own convenience.
Rent an SUV if you have a big group or rent a sedan such as the Vento or Ford Figo if you have a smaller group or are with your significant other.
If you don't own a car or don't want to take your own car, then Zoom has several options for you to consider:
Hatchback : Take our Ford Figo ZXI for flexibility in your travels. The Figo gives you freedom to explore Magod Falls however you want.
Sedans : Zoom with Volkswagen Vento or BMW 320d if you want to ride around Magod Falls in style. These cars are great if you have a small group or are with your significant other.
SUV : If trekking is what you crave, the mighty Scorpio is all yours to explore the unexplored. No need to worry about steep uphill climbs or rough terrain, the Scorpio can handle it all. The Scorpio is especially good if you are with a large group of people.
All Zoom cars come with the following: -
- All-inclusive tariff which includes fuel, comprehensive insurance and taxes.
- A 3G enabled tablet, which makes navigation a breeze.
- No deposit required to Zoom off.
order to get the most out of your experience, rent a car from Zoom so that you
have the freedom to explore Magod Falls as you please. No need to negotiate
with rickshaw drivers or walk for kilometers, you can drive however and
wherever you want.
Here are some places nearby Magod Falls:
Jog Falls: roughly 105 KM away from Shimoga, Jog Falls is the fifth highest waterfall in all of Asia. The waterfall breaks into four streams, known as Raja, Rani, Roarer and Rocket. It is the perfect place to continue your road-trip and get a heavy dose of nature right after immersing yourself in the history of Agoreshwara Temple.
Agorashwara Temple: Easily the most popular tourist destination in Ikkeri, the Agoreshwara temple is a must see. A temple that depicts the vast history of the Nayakas of Keladi, it is a marvel that must be seen to be believed.
The best time to visit Magod Falls is directly after monsoon season, as this is when the flow of the waterfall is at its strongest!