Jog falls - Monsoon Magic - F5 Escapes - Solo and Group Women only Travel Company India

Karnataka is truly ‘One state. Many worlds’, isn’t it? That’s exactly why we have now come up with a plan to transport you to one of the other worlds.

A nature lover’s paradise – The area around Shimoga offers the much needed break we all need from our hectic lives. Vast expanses of rainforests, beautiful water bodies, the majestic Jog falls and the mind boggling biodiversity – Soak in the monsoon. Explore and unwind yourself with F5 Escapes!


Adults – INR 9500 + 5% GST

Kids (Below 10 years) – INR 6500 + 5% GST

Please read the details and sections carefully. We welcome your questions!

Day 1 - 19 Jul 2019

Leave from Bangalore to Thirthahalli by 7AM. Breakfast en route. Reach the homestay at 1 PM. Treat yourself to a wholesome lunch. Relax. Visit the Gajnur Dam in the evening. Enjoy the vast stretch of backwater with the background of green hillocks is a delightful view. Relax amidst the beautiful environs of the homestay. Overnight at Thirthahalli.

Day 2 - 20 Jul 2019

Early morning, walk to the beautiful Mandagadde bird sanctuary, which is just 2 km from the homestay. After breakfast, start for your trip to Jog Falls. This will be a long but extremely beautiful drive in the monsoon. Watch the beautiful falls and return to stay by evening. Overnight at Thirthahalli.

Day 3 - 21 Jul 2019

After an early breakfast visit the Sakrebyle Elephant camp. Return to the homestay for an early lunch and leave for Bangalore. Rewind the two days and refresh!


  • Transport to Shimoga in AC tempo traveler or similar. AC will be turned off on the ghat sections.
  • All meals from Day 1 to Day 3, except dinner on Day 3. Two cups of coffee/tea/milk per day.
  • Clean and basic accommodation on double sharing basis.
  • All activities and entrance fees
  • Tolls and Parkings
  • Guidance of an F5 traveller.


  • Tips, beverages not mentioned in the itinerary and other expenses of personal nature.
  • Any additional activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
  •  Camera fees at monuments, parks
  • Transport  to and from your pick up/drop points in Bangalore
  • 5% GST
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities, personal flight delays and aspect beyond our control. We will definitely facilitate an alternative and handle the contingency, the cost being yours.

Terms & Conditions

  • Upto 30 days prior prior to the date of commencement of trip – 25% deducted and 75% refunded as cash.
  • Upto 11 days prior to the date of commencement of trip – 50% deducted and rest refunded as cash.
  • Within 10 days of the commencement of trip/Last day intimation/no show – No refund.


  • F5 Escapes is in no way responsible for any untoward incident happening due to the ignorance/negligence of the guests, natural/man-made calamities, accidents or any other events that are out of human control during the trip.
  • All our trips are well-researched, including identifying access to medical facilities. In case of a medical emergency, F5 will assist the traveller in getting medical attention.
  • The trip is NON-SMOKING and NON-ALCOHOLIC.
  • F5 reserves the right to cancel the trip under certain conditions – in such a case, the amount will be refunded in full.

Arrival & Departure timings

This trip is Ex-Bangalore. Joining us from different city?

Reach Bangalore on July 18th and book your return journey after 10PM on July 21st.

*Please schedule your journey from and to Bangalore accordingly so as to have enough time to commute. 


  • It will be pouring in the western ghats. The trip is more about relaxing in the monsoon and enjoying the views. Umbrella, rain coats, change of socks and good shoes are advisable

*Please note that now a days, climate/ weather is dependent on many factors and unpredictable hence above information might be subject to change during your actual travel days


  • We are staying in a traditional Malnad home, surrounded by trees and greenery.


  • One can relish the cuisine of Malnad food, both veg and non-vegetarian.

Note > Prepare > Accept > Embrace:

  • This is a relaxing vacation. We will cover a few sightseeing points but the idea is to soak and chill. Except for the trip to Jog Falls, there is no long travel.  
  • Whether you want to bond over cups of coffee or spend some me-time reading that book in a quiet surrounding, this is the trip for you.  Come with an unhurried mindset.


Rain-soaked beautiful nature and the comfortable stay, inclusive the lovely food there.


Everything was memorable. Meeting women from all over the country and staying in a home right at the heart of the nature.

‘F5 Escapes’ is a Bangalore-based, experiential travel company, with a focus on redefining the way women travel in India. The premise of F5 is an ambitious dream –  to put India on the global travel map as a preferred destination for women from across the globe.

F5 Escapes offers fixed departure all-women group tours, customized itineraries for families, groups and solo travellers. We also do in-city engagements which include #JustGo travel meetups, workshops to educate women on travel safety, sustainable menstruation, motorbiking etc.

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F5 Escapes is a brand of Zingara Solutions Pvt Ltd, 1st floor, Lahe Lahe building, 80ft road, HAL 3rd stage, Kodihalli, Bangalore 560008
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