Karnataka's Tourism Department has unveiled a draft policy that is aimed at making the State a top tourist destination. PHOTOGRAPHS: BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT The Jog Falls. The Sharavathi river plunges from a height of 243 metres here. FROM splendid temples dating back to over a millennium, to the breathtaking valleys and the lush green rolling hills of the Western Ghats, Karnataka offers a diverse bouquet of tourist attractions. Whether heritage tourism or adventure tourism, there are offerings across the State for both budget and luxury tourists.