Toba Granfondo

Toba GranFondo is an annual cycling event across Lake Toba with the challenges of long-distance trajectories through varying elevations and conditions. Last year (2017), the route started at Berastagi, Karo, and ended on Samosir. During the 3-day and 2-night program on August 17-19, the participants traveled a total distance of 130 miles at the altitude of […]

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Toba Rock On

Toba Rock On is an entertainment event that features rock music in Batak style. It is a live show by singers and dancers who put in Batak cultural elements into the music. You can enjoy them and local cuisine at the same time. Last year (2017), this event took place at Toba Dream cafe on August 25. […]

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Njuah-njuah Cultural Festival

Njuah-njuah Cultural Festival is an annual creativity carnival and show of cultural diversity in Dairi. Cultural customs from the regency are the main feature of this festival. Venue and other details of the 2018 event are not yet available. What’s Special It is the largest festival of its kind on Lake Toba. Various competitions complement […]

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Wonderful Lake Toba Carnaval

Wonderful Lake Toba Carnaval represents a series of festivals and cultural carnivals to commemorate and celebrate the Indonesian Independence Day on Lake Toba. The fair first took place in August 2016 when it featured Toba folk festivities in 2 cities, i.e., Parapat and Balige. President Joko Widodo attended the event. There are ceremonies, entertainment, custom clothes, […]

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Toba Trail Run

Toba trail run is a cross race run through plantations, coastal lakes, and hills of a giant caldera lake, Lake Toba. In 2017, it took place on October 21, 2017. The finish point is Sipinsur. There is no schedule yet for 2018. What’s Special The activity will grab the attention of the visitors, domestic and […]

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International Toba Kayak Marathon

International Toba Kayak Marathon is a kayak race. Last year, the event took place in Balige. About 200 domestic and international kayakers participated in the game with a tagline saying ”Kayaking on the Top of the Super Volcano.” What’s Special This event has become a water sports icon on Lake Toba. This lake is a friendly place because it […]

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Paragliding

Paragliding is a free-flying sport by using a parachute wing, in a high hill area of Lake Toba. It is usually among the series of activities of the much-awaited Lake Toba Festival. For sports tourists, the chance to fly freely on the parachute is quite the wait. What’s Special The hilly landscape around Lake Toba and Samosir […]

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Gondang Sabangunan

Gondang Sabangunan Festival is an event showcasing Batak traditional music art. It welcomes both local and foreign tourists with a variety of unique and distinctive sounds from an instrument called Gondang Sabangunan (pictured above). What’s Special Gondang Sabangunan produces a unique sound. Playing it along the Tor-Tor Batak dance will add diversity to the event […]

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