North Tapanuli is a regency on the southern shore of Lake Toba. Tarutung is its capital city. Other towns in the regency are Siborongborong (location of the Sisingamangaraja XII International Airport), Sarulla, and Muara. To see it on the map, click here.
North Tapanuli is known for its natural soda water bath, among other attractions. There are only a few of such springs in the world. It is also famous for Sibandang, an island inside Lake Toba beside Samosir. The shoreline around Sibandang is mostly rocks, in contrast to sandy beaches of the Samosir island in general. It is a favorite night fishing spot.
Below is the list of some points of interest in North Tapanuli:
- Huta Ginjang
- Parbubu Soda Water
- Sibandang Island
- Siborong Borong Horse Race
- Sipoholon Hot Spring Bath
Select North Tapanuli as your travel destination if you wish to visit Lake Toba and the above attractions.
|Area (km2)||3,764.7 (1,453.7 sq mi)|