Toba Samosir

Toba Samosir

Things to do - general

Toba Samosir (also called Tobasa) is a regency on the southeastern shore of Lake Toba. Balige is the capital city of Tobasa. Other towns among others are Parmonangan and Sitorang. To see it on the map, click here.

The world’s largest Batak museum, called TB Silalahi Batam Museum, is located at Balige. Toba Samosir is also famous for hill and lake destinations. Among the dozens of hills in Toba Samosir, Dolok Tolong Hill is the most prominent. It offers the unique scenery of Lake Toba and Balige in one look.

There are also dozens of lake destinations in Toba Samosir, for example, Meat. Meat is a valley beach surrounded by a vast expanse of rice fields on the shore of Lake Toba. The beach has several camping grounds. It also has clear water, perfect for those who like to swim and dive. The village nearby has some food stalls that offer goldfish and other fish fresh from the lake. Local cooks turn it into various types of cuisine such as arsik and tombur.

Below is the list of some points of interest in Toba Samosir:

Natural sites

  1. Ajibata Beach
  2. Asahan River
  3. Balige
  4. Bulbul Beach
  5. Dolok Tolong Hill
  6. Garden of Eden 100
  7. Gibeon Waterfall
  8. Lumban Silintong Beach
  9. Meat Beach
  10. Sampuran Waterfall
  11. Situmurun Waterfall
  12. Tarabunga

Cultural sites

  1. T. B. Silalahi Batak Museum
  2. Tomb of King Sisingamangaraja

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

Country Indonesia
Area (km2)2,352.4 (908 sq mi)

Restaurants

  1. Lylys RestaurantPhone (+62625) 451086 )
  2. Toba Corner Restaurant ( phone number not available )
  3. Restaurant AsiaPhone (+62625) 41450 )
  4. Chinese Food Gemar ( phone number not available )
  5. Naga RestoranPhone +62812-6348-904 )
  6. Bulbul RestoPhone +62812-6042-1283 )
  7. Restoran Ayam Kejar ( Phone +62812-6042-1283 )
  8. Reggae Guesthouse and RestaurantPhone (+62625) 451040 ) 
  9. Saung Bambu RestoPhone +62813-9682-1275 )
  10. Silintong Restaurant ( phone number not available)
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Aman's Guesthouse

Aman's Guesthouse

Jalan Lingkar Tuktuk Tuktuk, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Toba Samosir
Price from US$ 8
Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Aman’s Guesthouse offers accommodations in Tuk Tuk, just More info
Brussel's Homestay Medan

Brussel's Homestay Medan

Jalan D.I Panjaitan No. 14 Balige, 20222 Balige, Indonesia, Toba Samosir
Price from US$ 89
Set in Balige, 39 km from Parapat, Brussel’s Homestay Medan features a terrace and views of th More info
DGINN CAFE & BAR

DGINN CAFE & BAR

Jalan Lingkar Tuktuk NO.9, Toba, Samosir Sumatera Utara, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia New!, Toba Samosir
Price from US$ 33
Offering free WiFi and a garden, DGINN CAFE & BAR is situated in Tuk Tuk. Parapat is 9 km from t More info
Judita Cottage

Judita Cottage

Jalan Lingkar Tuktuk Siadong, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Toba Samosir
Price from US$ 19
One of our bestsellers in Tuk Tuk!Offering a barbecue and views of the lake, Judita Cottage is situa More info
Lekjon Cottage

Lekjon Cottage

Tuktuk Siadong, Samosir island, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Toba Samosir
Price from US$ 21
Located 7 minutes’ walk to art markets, Lekjon Cottage enjoys a stunning view of Lake Toba. Free Wi- More info
Mas Cottages

Mas Cottages

Tuk Tuk Pinda Raya, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Toba Samosir
Price from US$ 17
Located 3 m from Lake Toba, Mas Cottages features traditional Bataknese-style exteriors with simply More info
Patra Jasa Parapat Lake Resort

Patra Jasa Parapat Lake Resort

Jl Pertamina Siuhan , Lake Toba Parapat, 21174 Parapat, Indonesia, Toba Samosir
Price from US$ 40
An hour’s drive from Pematang Siantar Zoo, Patra Jasa Parapat Lake Resort is set in amidst Lake Toba More info
Saulina Resort

Saulina Resort

Jalan Aek Rangat, Kota Panguruan, Samosir, 22392 Pangururan, Indonesia, Toba Samosir
Price from US$ 33
Saulina Resort is located in on Samosir Island, in the middle of Lake Toba. A 10-minute walk from th More info
Tiara Bunga Hotel & Villa

Tiara Bunga Hotel & Villa

Jl. Tuktuk Tarabunga Desa Tarabunga, 22312 Balige, Indonesia, Toba Samosir
Price from US$ 58
Offering an outdoor pool and views of the mountain, Tiara Bunga Hotel & Villa is set in Balige i More info
Tuk Tuk Sarapan

Tuk Tuk Sarapan

Jalan Lingkar Tuktuk, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Toba Samosir
Price from US$ 22
Located in Tuk Tuk, 9.7 km from Parapat, Tuk Tuk Sarapan features a barbecue and views of the mounta More info
Tuk Tuk Timbul Bungalows

Tuk Tuk Timbul Bungalows

Jl. Lingkar Tuk Tuk, Samosir Island, Toba Lake, 22395 Tuk Tuk, Indonesia, Toba Samosir
Price from US$ 22
Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Tuk Tuk Timbul Bungalows offers accommodations in Tuk Tuk. The More info
1D Balige and TB Silalahi Museum (Private Tour)

1D Balige and TB Silalahi Museum (Private Tour)

Toba Samosir
Price per person from US$ 65
Balige is home to some cultural attractions on Lake Toba. These include TB Silallahi Batak Museum an 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
3D2N Asahan River

3D2N Asahan River

Toba Samosir
Price per person from US$ 330
Asahan River is the main outflow of Lake Toba and a famous location of international rafting activit 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 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 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 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 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
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 Bali (Benoa) to Phuket via Lake Toba

14-Night Bali (Benoa) to Phuket via Lake Toba

Price per person from US$ 10,620
(Trip in September 2018) Belawan/Lake Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia Cruise Port Located on the Deli River 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
9-Night Singapore to Phuket via Lake Toba

9-Night Singapore to Phuket via Lake Toba

Price per person from US$ 7,100
(Trip in December 2017) 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.