Simalungun

Simalungun

Things to do - general

Simalungun is a regency on the eastern shore of Lake Toba. Raya is the capital city of Simalungun. Towns in the area include Parapat and Pematangsiantar, although the latter is administratively an autonomous city. To see it on the map, click here.

Simalungun is mostly a plantation region. The main crops are tea, cocoa, and palm oil. For example, there is an 8,373-ha (32 sq mi) tea plantation at Sidamanik that represents the oldest still-operating tea plantation in Sumatra. Simalungun is also the second largest producer of black tea in Indonesia. Its mineral-rich volcanic soil has made the region a significant producer of black tea. Travelers should try the local tea when visiting Lake Toba.

Below is the list of some points of interest in Simalungun:

Natural sites

  1. Aek Nauli
  2. Bukit Indah Simarjarunjung
  3. Hanging Stone
  4. Haranggaol
  5. Parapat
  6. Sidamanik Tea Plantation
  7. Tanjung Unta (Camel Cape)
  8. Tigaras
  9. Tinggi Raja White Crater

Cultural sites

  1. Pematang Purba
  2. Simalungun Museum

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

Country Indonesia
Area (km2)4,387 (1,694 sq mi)

Restaurants

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Cafés

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Atsari Hotel

Atsari Hotel

Jl. Kol. TPR. Sinaga No. 9, 21174 Parapat, Simalungun
Price from US$ 41
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located on the shores of Lake Toba Parapat, Atsari Ho More info
Danau Toba International Cottage Parapat

Danau Toba International Cottage Parapat

Jl. Nelson Purba No. 4, Parapat, Danau Toba, Indonesia, 21174, Simalungun
Price from US$ 35
Lake Toba International Cottage Parapat is a hotel in a good location, precisely located in Parapat. More info
Gokhon Guest House

Gokhon Guest House

Jl. Lingkar Tuktuk Siadong, Simanindo, Samosir, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia , Simalungun
Price from US$ 19
Gokhon Guest House offers accommodations in Tuk Tuk. Free private parking is available on site. Some More info
Inna Parapat

Inna Parapat

Jl. Marihat No. 1 Lake Toba, 21174 Parapat, Indonesia, Simalungun
The Inna Parapat is located in the mountains near the Lake Toba. This secluded resort is a 3-hour dr More info
Melissa Palace

Melissa Palace

Jalan Nelson Purba No. 28, Tigaraja, Sumatera Utara, 21174 Parapat, Indonesia, Simalungun
Price from US$ 17
Situated conveniently 5 minutes’ walk from Lake Toba, Melissa Palace features rooms with private bat More info
Opriss Hotel

Opriss Hotel

Jl. Justin Sirait No. 30, 21174 Parapat, Indonesia., Simalungun
Price from US$ 31
Featuring free WiFi, Opriss Hotel offers accommodations in Parapat. Free private parking is availabl More info
Pandu Lakeside Hotel Parapat

Pandu Lakeside Hotel Parapat

Jalan TPR Sinaga No 12, 21174 Parapat, Indonesia , Simalungun
Price from US$ 31
Pandu Lakeside Hotel Parapat is located near the famous Lake Toba and offers rooms with satellite TV More info
Sapadia Hotel and Cottage Parapat

Sapadia Hotel and Cottage Parapat

Jl. Josep Sinaga No 2, Kab. Simalungun, 41174 Parapat, Indonesia, Simalungun
Price from US$ 26
Surrounded by natural greenery, Sapadia Hotel and Cottage Parapat features rooms with a private bath 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 Medan - Parapat - Lake Toba (Private Tour)

1D Medan - Parapat - Lake Toba (Private Tour)

Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 66
Enjoy the enchantment of Lake Toba from its northern edge and that of North Sumatra along your way f More info
1D Simalungun, Sidamanik, and Simarjarunjung (Private Tour)

1D Simalungun, Sidamanik, and Simarjarunjung (Private Tour)

Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 68
Explore the beauty of Simalungun, North Sumatra. Visit Bukit Indah Simarjarunjung, one of the best s More info
2D1N Medan City and Lake Toba (Private Tour)

2D1N Medan City and Lake Toba (Private Tour)

Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 150
Explore Medan and enjoy the beauty of Lake Toba in one trip. Fly down to the city in the early morni 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
3D2N Samosir - Berastagi – Lake Toba – Medan (Private Tour)

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

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

4D3N Balige - Samosir - Berastagi - Medan (Private Tour)

Toba Samosir, Karo, Simalungun, Humbahas, North Tapanuli
Price per person from US$ 270
Experience a 4-day 3-night trip in a private tour to Balige, Samosir, Berastagi, and Medan. You will 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 from its landmarks. Spend one night each at Samosir, Taman Simalem, and Medan. Hig More info
4D3N Medan Joint Tour

4D3N Medan Joint Tour

Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 123
Explore 4D3N Medan joint tour and get to see the best parts of Medan and Lake Toba. In Medan, visit 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 Lake Toba tour features Medan, Parapat, Samosir Island, Berastagi via Simarjarunjung. Expl More info
5D4N Berastagi - Lake Toba - Medan (JW Marriott)

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

Samosir, Karo, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 477
This 5-day Lake Toba tour is the best package for enjoying all places around Samosir island, Berasta More info
5D4N Lake Toba Ring Road (Private Tour)

5D4N Lake Toba Ring Road (Private Tour)

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Simalungun, Humbahas, Dairi, North Tapanuli
Price per person from US$ 373
Experience a Lake Toba ring road tour in a 5-day 4-night trip via Silangit International Airport. Th More info
5D4N LakeToba - Berastagi Highland & Bahorok (Private Tour)

5D4N LakeToba - Berastagi Highland & Bahorok (Private Tour)

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Karo, Langkat, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 308
This 5-day 4-night trip is the best LakeToba tour package if you want to cover Lake Toba, Berastagi More info
7D6N Bukit Lawang & LakeToba (Private Tour)

7D6N Bukit Lawang & LakeToba (Private Tour)

Samosir, Toba Samosir, Langkat, Simalungun
Price per person from US$ 680
This diverse Bukit Lawang and Lake Toba tour will take you from busy city life to the dense jungle a 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.