Jomlu Theertha Falls - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Agumbe): 30 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours

Place Location: At Handikallu Village

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 32 km from Agumbe and 35 km from Udupi, Jomlu Theertha Falls is a mesmerizing waterfall situated at Handikallu village near Agumbe. It is one of the breathtaking waterfalls in Karnataka and among the best places to visit in Agumbe as part of the Agumbe Tour.

Located in the Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary, Jomlu Theertha is small waterfall cascades down a rocky terrain from a height of 20 feet in the middle of the dense natural reserve. It is the second waterfall created by the River Sita, the first one being the Koodlu Theertha Falls. The gushing sound of the waterfall, the chirping of birds, and the calm atmosphere add to the charm of the falls.

The place is perfect for weekend getaways with family and friends. The beautiful waterfall is ideal for taking a bath in its refreshing water. However, caution must be exercised by visitors during the monsoon season as the currents are very strong here. In fact, it is better not to enter the water during the rainy season as there have been several instances where people have lost their lives due to drowning in the water of the Jomlu Theertha Falls. For those who want to enjoy a bath in the water of the falls, it is advisable to visit the place after the monsoon season.

It is advisable to carry food and water while on a trip to visit the waterfall as there are no shops near the falls. Visitors can carry fishing rods and try their hands at fishing in the water of the river.

Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM

Entry: Free