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 Medan in the early morning 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)

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 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 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 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 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
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.