Karo

Karo

Things to do - general

Karo is a regency on the northwestern shore of Lake Toba, situated in the Barisan Mountains. Karo is famous for its agriculture of fruit and vegetables. Kabanjahe is the regency’s capital city. Other towns are Berastagi and Merek. To see it on the map, click here.

Berastagi is 2 hours by bus from MedanTahura National Park is a beautiful spot for exploring the jungle at Berastagi. There are a good waterfall and clear pedestrian paths. You will almost certainly see wildlife in a short walk into the forest, such as gibbons or other primates, and have a good chance of seeing a hornbill or some other exotic birds. The park also offers rides on elephants and horses.

Forty minutes from Berastagi is the town of Merek, a place famous for the Sipiso-Piso Waterfall. The waterfall is 120 meters (394 ft) high and represents an underground river which flows out into the Toba caldera.

Below is the list of all points of interest in Karo:

Natural sites

  1. Berastagi
  2. Gajah Bobok Hill
  3. Gundaling Hill
  4. Lake Lau Kawar
  5. Mikie Funland
  6. Mount Sibayak
  7. Mount Sinabung
  8. Sikulikap Waterfall
  9. Simalem
  10. Sipiso-Piso Waterfall
  11. Tahura National Park
  12. Tongging

Cultural sites

  1. Dokan Village
  2. Karo Heritage Museum
  3. Lumbini Natural Park

Select Karo as your travel destination if you wish to visit Lake Toba and the above attractions.

Country Indonesia
Area (km2)2,127.3 (821.3 sq mi)
Berastagi Sunrise Guest House

Berastagi Sunrise Guest House

Jl. Perwira Atas No. 5 Berastagi, 22156 Berastagi, Indonesia, Karo
Price from US$ 12
Berastagi Sunrise Guest House offers accommodation in Berastagi. Free WiFi is offered and free priva More info
Dewi's Holiday Villa Brastagi

Dewi's Holiday Villa Brastagi

Dolat rayat karo, 20000 Berastagi, Indonesia, Karo
Price from US$ 45
Featuring a garden, Dewi’s Holiday Villa Brastagi is located in Berastagi. Mount Sinabung is 1 More info
Grand Orri Hotel & Convention

Grand Orri Hotel & Convention

Jl. Djamin Ginting ,desa Laugumba, 22156 Berastagi, Indonesia, Karo
Price from US$ 28
Facing the majestic Mount Sinabung, Grand Orri Hotel & Convention offers a great getaway located More info
Hotel Kalang Ulu

Hotel Kalang Ulu

Jalan Mimpin Tua No. 999, 22152 Berastagi, Indonesia, Karo
Price from US$ 30
Hotel Kalang Ulu is located in Berastagi, just 14.5 km from Mount Sinabung. All rooms are fitted wit More info
Hotel Mexico Berastagi

Hotel Mexico Berastagi

Jl. Veteran No. 18, 22185 Berastagi, Indonesia, Karo
Price from US$ 17
A flat-screen TV is featured. There is a 24-hour front desk, a shared lounge, dry cleaning services More info
Hotel Sibayak Internasional

Hotel Sibayak Internasional

Jalan Merdeka, North Sumatra, 22156 Berastagi, Indonesia, Karo
Price from US$ 47
Hotel Sibayak International resort is a 5-minute walk from the local fruit market. The resort offers More info
Mikie Holiday

Mikie Holiday

Jl. Raya Medan, 20228 Berastagi, Indonesia, Karo
Price from US$ 74
Mikie Holiday is in the mountainous area of Berastagi in North Sumatra. Offering free Wi-Fi, it has More info
Nida Rooms Berastagi Gundaling Raya

Nida Rooms Berastagi Gundaling Raya

Jalan Gundaling 66 Raya, 30155 Berastagi, Indonesia, Karo
Price from US$ 30
Showcasing an outdoor pool and views of the lake, NIDA Rooms Berastagi Gundaling Raya is located in More info
Rudang Hotel Berastagi

Rudang Hotel Berastagi

Jl. Jamin Ginting No. 16, 22156 Berastagi, Indonesia, Karo
Price from US$ 39
Rudang Hotel Berastagi is located in the mountainous area of Berastagi in North Sumatra and offers r More info
Serdika Pavilion

Serdika Pavilion

Jalan Perwira no.227, Kaliaga, 22156 Berastagi, Indonesia, Karo
Price from US$ 19
Located among the cool surroundings of Gundaling Hills, Serdika Pavilion features simply furnished r More info
Sinabung Hills Berastagi

Sinabung Hills Berastagi

Jalan Kolam Renang, 22156 Berastagi, Indonesia, Karo
Price from US$ 45
Sinabung Hills Berastagi is located on Brastagi Karo Highlands. It offers an outdoor swimming pool, More info
Taman Simalem Resort

Taman Simalem Resort

Jalan Raya Merak - Sidikalang, 22173 Tongging, Indonesia, Karo
Price from US$ 118
Located in front of the famous and scenic Lake Toba in Merek, Taman Simalem Resort offers modern gue More info
1D Berastagi, Dokan, and Sipiso-Piso Waterfall (Private Tour)

1D Berastagi, Dokan, and Sipiso-Piso Waterfall (Private Tour)

Karo
Price per person from US$ 73
Explore Berastagi, Dokan, and Sipiso-Piso waterfall in a day. Berastagi is in the Karo Highlands tha More info
1D Berastagi, Lumbini Pagoda, and Sipiso-Piso Waterfall (Private Tour)

1D Berastagi, Lumbini Pagoda, and Sipiso-Piso Waterfall (Private Tour)

Karo
Price per person from US$ 68
Lake Toba is the broadest and deepest lake in Southeast Asia. Moreover, North Sumatra also has a gre More info
1D Flexible Tour of Lake Toba (Private Tour)

1D Flexible Tour of Lake Toba (Private Tour)

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Langkat, Simalungun, Humbahas, Dairi, North Tapanuli
Price per person from US$ 68
We offer a flexible full-day tour to attractions of your choice on Lake Toba. Ask your private drive More info
1D Group Tour, Medan - Berastagi - Sipiso-Piso

1D Group Tour, Medan - Berastagi - Sipiso-Piso

Karo
Price per person from US$ 49
Enjoy a one-day group tour from Medan to Karo Highlands. Explore Sipiso-Piso waterfall, Berastagi, L More info
3D2N Medan - Berastagi - Tarutung (Private Tour)

3D2N Medan - Berastagi - Tarutung (Private Tour)

Karo, Dairi
Price per person from US$ 141
Explore faith tourism in North Sumatra by visiting Berastagi, Cave of Maria, Taman Wisata Iman (Fait More info
3D2N Medan - Lake Toba - Samosir - Tongging

3D2N Medan - Lake Toba - Samosir - Tongging

Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 128
Tour Medan, Lake Toba, Tongging and Berastagi in a group and get most of what you want with lots of More info
3D2N Samosir - Berastagi – Lake Toba – Medan (Private Tour)

3D2N Samosir - Berastagi – Lake Toba – Medan (Private Tour)

Toba Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 316
Enjoy the Samosir island and Berastagi on this trip with the best experience of LakeToba. Also, visi More info
4D3N Berastagi - Simalem - Samosir Island (Private Tour)

4D3N Berastagi - Simalem - Samosir Island (Private Tour)

Samosir, Karo
Price per person from US$ 350
Experience a 4-day, 3-night trip to Berastagi, Simalem, and Samosir Island. Berastagi is the town fa More info
4D3N Lake Toba - Bahorok (Private Tour)

4D3N Lake Toba - Bahorok (Private Tour)

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Langkat, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 546
Experience a 4-day, 3-night trip to Lake Toba, Parapat, Samosir Island, Berastagi, Bahorok, and Meda More info
4D3N Lake Toba, Taman Simalem & Medan (Private Tour)

4D3N Lake Toba, Taman Simalem & Medan (Private Tour)

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 300
Explore Lake Toba, Taman Simalem, and Medan. Spend 1 night at Samosir, 1 night at Taman Simalem, and More info
4D3N Medan Joint Tour

4D3N Medan Joint Tour

Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 123
Explore Medan, Parapat, Sipiso-Piso Waterfall, and much more. In Medan, visit Maimun Palace, Grand M More info
4D3N Medan Lake Toba (Private Tour)

4D3N Medan Lake Toba (Private Tour)

Toba Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 230
Explore Lake Toba and Medan. Spend 1 night at Parapat, 1 night at Berastagi, and 1 night in Medan Ci More info
4D3N Medan Lake Toba Holidays (Private Tour)

4D3N Medan Lake Toba Holidays (Private Tour)

Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 330
The 4-day tour features Medan, Parapat, Samosir Island, Berastagi via Simarjarunjung. Explore Pemata More info
4D3N North Sumatra Highlights

4D3N North Sumatra Highlights

Karo
Price per person from US$ 1,565
Traveling overland from the city of Medan to Samosir Island on Lake Toba offers a very beautiful sce More info
4D3N Silangit Balige - Toba Samosir - Berastagi Medan

4D3N Silangit Balige - Toba Samosir - Berastagi Medan

Toba Samosir, Karo, Simalungun, Humbahas, North Tapanuli
Price per person from US$ 253
Experience a 4-day, 3-night a trip to Silangit Balige, Toba Samosir, Berastagi, and Medan. *Free Sou More info
5D4N Berastagi - Lake Toba - Medan (JW Marriott)

5D4N Berastagi - Lake Toba - Medan (JW Marriott)

Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per group from US$ 477
This 5-Day Lake Toba Tour is the best package for enjoying all places around Samosir island, Berasta More info
5D4N LakeToba - Berastagi Highland & Bahorok “Wild Orang Utan Habitat" From Singapore

5D4N LakeToba - Berastagi Highland & Bahorok “Wild Orang Utan Habitat" From Singapore

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Langkat, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 308
Experience a 5-day, 4-night a trip to LakeToba, Berastagi Highland and Bahorok “Wild Orang Utan Habi More info
5D4N LakeToba - Brastagi Highland

5D4N LakeToba - Brastagi Highland

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 273
Experience a 5-day, 4-night a trip to LakeToba and Brastagi Highland. Package Includes : 4 Nights h More info
5D4N Medan – Berastagi – Toba

5D4N Medan – Berastagi – Toba

Karo
Price per person from US$ 1,680
Explore some historic sites in the city of Medan will certainly adding your experience. Maimun Palac More info
5D4N Medan Catholic Pilgrimage Tour

5D4N Medan Catholic Pilgrimage Tour

Samosir, Karo, Simalungun, North Tapanuli
Price per person from US$ 203
5-Day 4-Night Medan Catholic Pilgrimage Tour with Tarutung Cross (for Indonesian only). Travel to so More info
5D4N Medan Lake Toba Private Tour

5D4N Medan Lake Toba Private Tour

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 357
This is individual tour. It means you can have your own privacy and decide your own time to travel. More info
5D4N Medan LakeToba

5D4N Medan LakeToba

Toba Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 295
1N Parapat, 1N Berastagi and 2N Medan. Highlights : Lake Toba Parapat Town Samosir Island – Tomo More info
5D4N Silangit - Balige - Lake Toba - Park Simalem Argo Tour - Medan

5D4N Silangit - Balige - Lake Toba - Park Simalem Argo Tour - Medan

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 306
Highlights Parapat and Medan tour package invites you to visit places of tourism in Medan such as La More info
6D5N Bahorok - Berastagi - Parapat - Samosir - LakeToba & Medan

6D5N Bahorok - Berastagi - Parapat - Samosir - LakeToba & Medan

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Langkat
Price per person from US$ 171
Experience a 6-day, 5-night a trip to Bahorok, Parapat, Samosir, Berastagi, LakeToba and Medan. Part More info
6D5N North Sumatra Highlights - Jungles Orangutans Lakes and Volcanoes

6D5N North Sumatra Highlights - Jungles Orangutans Lakes and Volcanoes

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Langkat
Price per person from US$ 941
The tour will cover many things. They include orangutan jungle trek, wildlife spotting, Sipiso Sipis More info
6D5N Parapat - Samosir - Berastagi - LakeToba & Medan

6D5N Parapat - Samosir - Berastagi - LakeToba & Medan

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 177
Experience a 6-day, 5-night a trip to Parapat, Samosir, Berastagi, LakeToba and Medan Participant : More info
9D8N Bukit Lawang - Tangkahan & LakeToba

9D8N Bukit Lawang - Tangkahan & LakeToba

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Langkat
Price per person from US$ 995
Embark on a nine-day and eight–night exclusive tour of Bukit Lawang, Tangkahan, and Lake Toba. Highl More info

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