Lushington Falls also called as Unchalli Falls, Keppa joga, is a waterfall formed by a 116 metres drop of water mass of the Aghanashini stream. The falls is located in Siddapura, Karwar (Uttara Kannada) District of Karnataka, India. The falls is named after Sir J. D. Lushington, a District Collector for the British Government, who found out the falls in the year 1845
Heggarne, a village in Karwar (Uttara Kannada) district is, 35 KM from Siddapur. The falls could be reached by a 5 kilometres stroll from Heggarne, through thick timberland. Here, the main falls, the stream makes a parade of water falls and jumps into a sharp valley to structure an astounding, magnificent waterfall. The falls is called Keppa Joga on account of the stunning sound they produce.
An adventurous Second step for viewing would be to see the falls, climbing down along the water fall. But one should be extremely cautious as it is dangerous to jump or hop on mossy rocks, vines and creepers among the rocky trees to reach the bottom of the falls
Enormous mass of water in rainy seasons draws curious nature viewers, taking them to another world by its magnanimity and deafening sound.
Local buses are available from Sirsi (30km)
Lushington Falls could be reached by turning either from Janmane or from Amminalli from Sirsi to Kumta road. If one starts from Kumta, the road moves across the Devi mane Ghats, full of bends and sensational views along the track. Janmane/Amminalli-Adalli-Revanakatta-Mulgund-Nandyane-Heggarne.
From Siddapur Sirsi road - take turn at 16th (Hadinarane) Mailigallu-Vajagadde-Harsikatta-Heggarni.
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