Teroh-Teroh Waterfall is a part of what is locally known as Kolam Abadi (eternal pool). Kolam Abadi is essentially a clear river in Galuh Village, Sei Bingai Subdistrict, Langkat. It takes about 2 hours to get there from Medan. To see it on the map, click here.
This tourist attraction is still rarely known. It took about two hours from Medan City to get to this place. This tour forms a very beautiful pool filled with clear, bluish water that comes from springs and can be drunk directly. This pool is called the eternal pool. For those of you who like to take selfies, every corner in this place is very beautiful and interesting to be used as a photo spot.
The river current is so slow that it looks like a pond. The scenery is very beautiful. There are many green trees that shade the river, and cliffs that border the river. Meanwhile, the water is clear. Then, there is cool air that certainly makes you feel at home for a long time there. In other words, Teroh-Teroh Waterfall is still very natural.
The long journey to the location was very exciting and special, too. After passing the normal city roads, you will go through the small path and down the hills for 20 minutes to the lips of the pool.
What to Enjoy
You can dive and open your eyes to be able to see clearly down to the blue bottom of the pool. The fresh atmosphere, green trees and natural scenery will make you feel relaxed and calm. If you love adventure, there is a deep river section, where you can jump free from the cliff top. Otherwise, you can simply walk straight into the pond from the shallow ends.
Teroh-Teroh Waterfall is not so tall. Her height is only 12 meters (40 ft). But, the charm of her beauty is very enchanting. And of course, water splashes are refreshing. If you visit this place, take a shower at the least.
What to expect?
The entrance fee to Teroh-Teroh Waterfall is Rp 45,000 ($3) per person. The price includes the guide fee during the trip, vehicle parking fee, and use of public toilets to change clothes. No food and beverage sellers exist in the pool, so bring your own. There is no public transportation to Teroh-Teroh Waterfall. As such, it is advisable to rent a private vehicle to this place.
What Visitors Say
“This is cool.. The natural atmosphere is very nice.. The river is clear with a contrasting blue color. The waterfall is also cool..” Rey Kesuma (Source)
“Don’t ask questions anymore, it’s really fun to play here yesterday, we went to 3 places per person and charged 50k and the guide was really friendly” Albi Muhammad (Source)
“The place is nice, but the journey to get there is very extreme, when you enter the forest, it feels like you’re climbing lol, but it’s fun.” Khairun Nisa (Source)
“It’s a bit difficult if you want to capture this place in full, because of its narrow location and many visitors want to take pictures with the background of the Teroh-teroh waterfall. A tree that crosses the middle for me is also quite disturbing the view. But well, this is the Teroh-teroh waterfall which can be one of the tourist attractions of choice for those of you who want to visit Langkat district, North Sumatra.” Ikal keriting (Source)
“Teroh Waterfall – Teroh hidden beauty. We are not bored to swim, climb rock cliffs and splash under waterfalls.
We decided to end the adventure and trekking here.” Sryatman (Source)