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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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). […]


Huta Bolon Museum

huta bolon simanindo museum

Huta Bolon Simanindo Museum is a former ancient king’s traditional house that has become a museum in Simanindo village, Samosir. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special The museum performs Manortor traditional dancing regularly at 10.30 am each morning — assuming that enough tourists have shown up. The dancing done here is far […]