Dairi is a regency on the northwestern shore of Lake Toba. It shares 28 kilometers (17 mi) of the shoreline. Its area is mostly hills and mountains. Sidikalang is the regency’s capital city and famous for coffee. In addition, Dairi is known for quality patchouli, potato, rice, and more. To see it on the map, click here.
The regency is best known for coffee, both robusta and arabica. Approximately 6,770 tons of robusta coffee is produced in Dairi every year, in addition to 2,639 tons of arabica. Coffee is so famous here that Toba Coffee Festival is a regular annual event on Lake Toba.
Beside coffee, religion is a big theme in the area. One of the tourist attractions there is Taman Wisata Iman (or Faith Travel Park). It shares the vision of all religions living in harmony. Exotic, charming, and full of religious nuance are the words to explain the panoramic views of the park. The carefully-designed spatial structures on the hill originally covered by forest fit perfectly with the need of a calm environment required on all religious sites.
But, visiting Dairi is a much bigger experience. You can take your family to beaches, villages, parks, and waterfalls. The views of mountain peaks, forest and lake dominate most places there. Overall, it has beautiful landscapes, green vegetation, and colorful forestry.
Points of Interest
Below is the list of some points of interest in Dairi:
- Lae Pendaroh Waterfall
- Paropo Village
- Sicike-cike Park
- Sidiangkat Peak
- Silalahi Beach
- Siringo Waterfall
Select Dairi as your travel destination if you wish to visit Lake Toba and the above attractions.
|Area (km2)||1,927.8 (744.3 sq mi)|