The Sidamanik Tea Plantation is a state-owned tea plantation located at the altitude of 890 meters (2,920 ft) above sea level at Sidamanik, Simalungun. It is about 5 hours from Medan. To see it on the map, click here.
The business represents the largest and oldest tea plantation on Lake Toba. It offers cold weather and green scenery of a giant tapestry stretch that refreshes the eye. Pine trees on the edge of the farm make the view even more panoramic. Sidamanik tea is also known for its world-class quality. The company has exported it to many countries, such as Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Malaysia, and Singapore.
What to Expect
The best time to visit the plantation is either in the morning and the afternoon and when the weather is bright. There is no entrance fee, and it is open every day.