Tigaras is a town on the north-west shore of Lake Toba, about 31 kilometers (19 mi) northwest of Parapat, Simalungun. Tigaras is home to Tanjung Unta (Camel Cape) and some beaches. To see it on the map, click here.
Tigaras offers the beauty of Lake Toba, the panoramic view of its forest, and the beaches. Besides, Tigaras in popular for fishing. Its shore is among deepest shores on Lake Toba. Deeper water yields more fish. As the depth increases, the temperature in the water stabilizes, and that makes fish more comfortable. Fishing at night is more convenient than during the day due to the sun ray reflection during the day.
Directly facing the Samosir island’s promontory, Tigaras also has a port connecting the mainland with the island. You can get on the ferry to see Samosir during the day then return to relax at Tigaras in the afternoon.
What to Expect
Tigaras is a small town, choice of hotels is limited. Bring in excess cash due to the lack of cash machines in this area.