Haranggaol

haranggaol

Haranggaol is a small town on the north shore of Lake Toba and famous for its cave, panoramic view, and fishing. It is also famous for sweet mango fruit. It is about 4 hours from Medan. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special Haranggaol is famous for an ancient cave located right on […]

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Hanging Stone

hanging stone

Hanging Stone (Batu Gantung) is a natural wonder that comes with a popular legend at Parapat, Simalungun. It is a large rock that resembles a human body that seems to hang on a cliff wall on the shores of Lake Toba. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special This rock will make you […]

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Parapat City

parapat

Parapat is the biggest town on the north shore of Lake Toba with a concentration of lodging facilities. It connects the largest city in North Sumatra, Medan, with various destinations on the northern and eastern shores of the lake. Parapat is 4.5 hours south of Medan. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special […]

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Simarjarunjung Hill

bukit indah simarjarunjung

Bukit Indah Simarjarunjung is a hill that presents unique views of Lake Toba, one of which is from a tree, located in the district of Dolok Pardamean, Simalungun. It is about 1.5 hours from Parapat or 5 hours from Medan. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special The most exciting part of […]

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Aek Nauli

aek nauli

Aek Nauli is a protected forest area and eco-tourism park located 10.5 km (6.5 mi) north of Parapat, Simalungun. It provides camping grounds as well as light to medium trekking paths across the jungle. Situated right across the Aek Nauli Foresty Research Center, the park covers a total area of 19 square kilometers (7.3 sq mi). […]

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Sawan Stone

sawan stone

Sawan Stone (or Batu Cawan) is a rock that resembles a big bowl with a spring flowing onto it at Sianjur Mulamula, Samosir. The stone is also a cultural heritage site for Batak and Lake Toba and is near the former residence of King Batak (or Si Raja Batak, the name of the first king). To see it on the […]

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Lontung Stone Fence

lontung stone fence

Lontung Stone Fence is a historical site at Pagar Bolak Village, Samosir. It preserves many relics from the megalithic era. Lontung Stone Fence is approximately 1 hour from Tomok. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special According to historians, this site has existed since 200 years BC, namely the era of megalithic. […]

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Mount Pusuk Buhit

mount pusuk buhit

Mount Pusuk Buhit is a sacred mountain located in Samosir. It has the height of 1,800 meters (5,900 ft) above sea level and 1,077 meters (3,533 ft) from the surface of Lake Toba. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special Mount Pusuk Buhit is a place of origin of Batak, according to legend. […]

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Sigulanti Village

sigulanti village or sianjur mulamula

Sigulanti Village is a village in the district of Sianjur Mulamula, Samosir, famous as the first settlement of Batak. It is in a beautiful flat valley at the foot of Mount Pusuk Buhit. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special Sigulanti Village is the original settlement of Si Raja Batak (King Batak, […]

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Tomb of King Sidabutar

tomb of king sidabutar

Tomb of King Sidabutar is a stone carved as human head along with some tombs of other kings around him. It is a natural stone, located at Tomok, Samosir. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special The tomb complex contains three graves of kings and several graves of relatives. The first king and […]

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