Huta Ginjang

north tapanuli

Huta Ginjang is a hill with an altitude of 1,555 meters (5,100 ft) above sea level, overlooking Lake Toba from its southern shore. It is only 15 minutes from the nearest airport. To see it on the map, click here.

What’s Special

Huta Ginjang is a small village located in the Karo Regency, North Sumatra, Indonesia. It is known for its panoramic views of Lake Toba and Samosir Island.

Here are some of the things that make Huta Ginjang special:

  • The views: Huta Ginjang offers stunning views of Lake Toba and Samosir Island. The village is located on a hill, so you can get a bird’s eye view of the lake and the island.
  • The culture: Huta Ginjang is a traditional Karo village. The people of Huta Ginjang still practice their traditional way of life, which includes farming, weaving, and making handicrafts.
  • The hospitality: The people of Huta Ginjang are very friendly and welcoming. They are always happy to share their culture and traditions with visitors.

What to Enjoy

Huta Ginjang offers stunning natural panoramas in various directions. For example, it offers beautiful views of Lake Toba in general and Samosir Island in particular. In other words, Huta Ginjang is the right place to enjoy the two most famous tourist attractions on the island of Sumatra.

As mentioned earlier, Huta Ginjang is also the spot for paragliding sports. You can participate in the events when they are available. See Paragliding

What to Expect

The weather in Huta Ginjang can be unpredictable, so it is important to pack a variety of clothes. Here are some tips for what to wear in Huta Ginjang:

  • Layers: This is the best way to dress in a high-altitude area. You can add or remove layers depending on the weather.
  • Long pants and a long-sleeved shirt: This will help protect you from the sun and the cold.
  • A hat and sunglasses: These will also help protect you from the sun.
  • A jacket: This is especially important if you are planning on doing any hiking or spending time outdoors.
  • Sneakers or hiking boots: Comfortable shoes that are appropriate for the terrain.
  • Swimsuit: If you plan on swimming in Danau Toba.

It is also a good idea to pack some rain gear, as it can rain at any time of year in Huta Ginjang.

Next point of interest:

Panabungan Hot Spring

See other attractions in North Tapanuli.