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 3 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 Enjoy
In this sub-district, natural attractions are the prima donna. The natural conditions there are still beautiful and original. Moreover, the road to this sub-district, from Pematangsiantar is quite smooth with black asphalt, accompanied by views of rice fields on the left and right. No more than an hour’s drive, visitors can get there, especially in the sub-district capital.
Visitors have the option to enjoy the natural scenery, from the tea plantations in Bah Butong to the natural fresh water baths of Bah Simahuting and Bah Damanik. If you choose to go to Bah Butong Tea Garden, it is only about 500 meters from the city center of Sidamanik. There is a large gate that welcomes visitors to enter the plantation area belonging to PTP Nusantara IV.
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.
What Visitors Say
“This tea plantation is very beautiful, if seen the scenery like a green rug. The green tea leaves that follow the texture of the soil, the height of tea tree trunk is also almost the same, so look neat and beautiful. To visit this place is free of charge. Around the location there are also some traders.” Richan (Source)
“Your eyes will be healthier by looking at everything is green. The best place to deal with stress” Veronika Erna Budiarti (Source)
“Beautiful scenery of tea plantation along the way. They even have some kind of cute art in the plantation so that people can pose for picture. Don’t forget to buy black tea and green tea there. The price is cheap.” Nur Zahidah (Source)
“After we arrived at the green courtyard of tea plantation, we felt so different. From a distance this plantation is like a rolling hill of teletubbies with beautiful pine trees.” alamindahindonesiaku (Source)
“Arrived at tea plantation Sidamanik. we took the time to take pictures in the tea garden, in this location the air feels fresh and cool.” anggitadwi29 (Source)
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