Samosir

Samosir

Things to do - general

Samosir is an island inside Lake Toba and the name of its governing regency. The Regency has a total area of is 2,433.5 square kilometers (939.6 sq mi), which includes the Samosir island that has the size of 630 square kilometers (240 sq mi). Samosir island is the largest island within an island. There is a lake (Lake Sidihoni) within the lake, too. The breathtaking, unspoiled countryside with its steep, pine-covered slopes that descend into the deep blue water and the extensive views in every direction will clear your mind and ensure that your stay on Samosir relaxes you completely. To see it on the map, click here.

The island is the center of the Toba Batak culture. Many traditional houses, artifacts, and ancient relics are also there. You can see the island’s unique and fascinating Batak heritage in its clusters of tribal houses with roofs that curve upwards like buffalo horns, white-washed churches that dot the landscape, and ancient stone tombs and monuments.

Below is the list of some points of interest on Samosir:

Natural sites

  1. Holbung Hill
  2. Lake Sidihoni
  3. Pangururan Thermal Bath
  4. Parbaba Beach
  5. Sampean Hot Spring
  6. Tele Village
  7. Tuktuk Village

Cultural sites

  1. Aek Sipitu Dai
  2. Ambarita Village
  3. Batak Museum at Tomok
  4. Guru Stone
  5. Hobon Stone
  6. Huta Bolon Simanindo Museum
  7. Lontung Stone Fence
  8. Mount Pusuk Buhit
  9. Sawan Stone
  10. Sigulanti Village (Sianjur Mulamula)
  11. Stone Chairs of King Siallagan
  12. Tomb of King Sidabutar
  13. Tomok Village

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

Country Indonesia
Area (km2)2,433.5 (939.6 sq mi)

Restaurants

Tuktuk Siadong 
Tomok
Panguruan
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Ambaroba Resort Hotel

Ambaroba Resort Hotel

Tuktuk Siadong, Lake Toba - Samosir Island, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 26
A stone’s throw from Lake Toba, Ambaroba Resort Hotel offers a 24-hour front desk. Free WiFi access More info
Bernards Guest House

Bernards Guest House

Jalan Lingkar Tuktuk Nomor 30, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Samosir
Bernards Guest House is situated in Tuk Tuk, 9 km from Parapat. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaur More info
Carolina Hotel

Carolina Hotel

Jl. Lingkar Tuktuk, Simanindo, North Sumatra, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 24
Located in Tuk Tuk, 9 km from Parapat, Carolina Hotel features a sun terrace and mountain views. The More info
Horas Family Home

Horas Family Home

Tuk Tuk, Samosir, 50144 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 112
Offering a peaceful retreat amidst natural greenery, Horas Family Home is located in Tuk Tuk area on More info
Hotel Pandu Lakeside Tuktuk

Hotel Pandu Lakeside Tuktuk

Tuktuk Siadong - Samosir Island, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 32
Pandu Lakeside Hotel Tuktuk is located in North Sumatra, by the famous Lake Toba. It provides free p More info
Laster Jony's

Laster Jony's

Ring Rd Tuktuk, Samosir, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 15
Featuring free WiFi, a restaurant and a barbecue, Laster Jony’s offers pet-friendly accommodat More info
Reggae Guest House

Reggae Guest House

Jalan Lingkar Tuktuk, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 15
Experience world-class service at Reggae Guest House Situated in Tuk Tuk, 10 km from Parapat, Reggae More info
Romlan Guesthouse

Romlan Guesthouse

Jalan Lingkar Tuktuk Nomor 30, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 5
Offering a barbecue and views of the lake, Romlan is located in Ambarita, 9 km from Parapat. The gue More info
Royal Toba Inn

Royal Toba Inn

Jl. Samosir Island, Tomok, 22395 Tomok, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 14
Royal Toba Inn offers accommodation in Tomok, Samosir. It features mountain and Lake Toba views. Loc More info
Samosir Villa Resort

Samosir Villa Resort

Jl. Lingkar Tuk Tuk, Samosir, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 39
Samosir Villa Resort is a superb accommodation on Samosir. The accommodation is not less comfortable More info
Sony Guesthouse

Sony Guesthouse

Kampung Siallagan, Jl. Pindah Raya, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 19
Located in Tuk Tuk in the region of Sumatra, 11.3 km from Parapat, Sony Hotel Samosir features a ter More info
Toba Cats Garden

Toba Cats Garden

Tuktuk Siadong, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 15
Boasting comfortable rooms and local hospitality, Toba Cats Garden offers a pet-friendly accommodati More info
Toba Village Inn

Toba Village Inn

Tuktuk Siadong 1, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 37
Offering direct access to Toba Lake, Toba Village Inn is set amidst a natural landscape. It boasts a More info
Zoé’s Paradise Waterfront Hotel

Zoé’s Paradise Waterfront Hotel

Jalan Lingkar Tuktuk, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Samosir
Price from US$ 48
Featuring free WiFi, a restaurant and an outdoor pool, Zoé’s Paradise Waterfront Hotel offers accomm 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 Samosir Island, See Ancient Toba (Private Tour)

1D Samosir Island, See Ancient Toba (Private Tour)

Samosir
Price per person from US$ 103
Samosir island is the largest island within an island. The island is the center of the Toba Batak cu 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 Medan & LakeToba (Private Tour)

3D2N Medan & LakeToba (Private Tour)

Samosir, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 325
Maimoon Palace has proven to be an integral part of the Indonesian culture and heritage. The majesti 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 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
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 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 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
7D6N Bukit Lawang & LakeToba

7D6N Bukit Lawang & LakeToba

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Langkat
Price per person from US$ 425
This diverse Bukit Lawang and Lake Toba tour take you from busy city life to the dense jungle and La 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
14-Night Phuket to Ho Chi Minh City via Lake Toba

14-Night Phuket to Ho Chi Minh City via Lake Toba

Price per person from US$ 10,800
 (Trip in February 2018) Belawan/Lake Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia Cruise Port Located on the Deli River More info

Unfortunately there are no car rental offers at this location at the moment.