Jogini falls is one of the major tourist attractions of Manali, located at a distance of about 5 km. The site is regarded as a must visit destination in Manali, due to the scenic as well as serene surroundings of the place. The Jogini falls is situated at the northern edge of Vashisht village and is regarded to be sacred, as it is believed that the goddess of Jogini Devi temple to be residing in the cascading waters of this falls. There is also a small shrine at a short distance below the falls, which is mostly left unnoticed by the visitors, but is regarded to be an important one among the locals.
The Trek to the Waterfall
After reaching a small bridge over the Beas River while coming from Manali, you got to trek to a tiny hamlet of Bhang. From here on, it is a steady climb to the ancient village of Vashisht, which is very much renowned for its sand stone temples and the natural springs, known for its medicinal values. From the Vashisht village, it will take you an hour to reach the glorious Jogini Falls.
As you get to the falls, you will be spell-bounded with the scenic beauty of the falls. The falls beautifully cascades down from a small hill and is also a perfect spot for picnic. Stay for a while at this place and enjoy the splendor and tranquility of the place, with a warm sun above your head. The falls is beautiful located away from the hustle of the city life, surrounded by beauty and soothing sounds of nature. The small eateries surrounding this falls provide some excellent traditional food of the region, such as brown rice, kadi chawal, rajma and roti. After having your lunch, you can opt to take a causal walk along the close by pine trees or find a perfect place close to falls, where you can rest and enjoy the magnificence of the place.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit the falls is during the months of April to November.
Opening Time: The falls can be visited by the tourists from 9 am to 7 pm.
The best option for accommodation, while visiting the Jogini falls is Manali, which is dotted numerous budget and luxury class hotels as well as resorts. These and resorts are equipped with almost all the modern amenities making your stay at this place into a memorable one.
How to Reach
By Road: By road, the falls can be easily accessed by road from Manali, located at a distance of about 5 km. Tourists can opt to take a jeep or a cab from Manali and cross a small bridge over the Beas River, from where you got to trek for a short while to get to the falls. Manali has a very good network of roads that connects the place with various major parts within Himachal Pradesh and other neighboring states.
By Air: The nearest airport to Jogini falls is the Kullu Airport, located at a distance of about 31 km. The airport is well connected with several major parts within the state as well as with other parts in India.
By Train: The nearest major railway station to this site is Joginder Nagar Railway Station, located at a distance of about 150 km from Manali. Regular bus and taxi services are available from the station to Manali, from where you can head on towards the falls.