General

Experience a Lake Toba ring road tour in a 5-day 4-night trip via Silangit International Airport. The airport is only 30 minutes to the lake shores. Highlights:

Prices

  • Adults/children: US$ 373/person
  • Children: US$ 320/person (aged 5-10 years)

Services

Included:

  • All taxes and handling charges
  • Accommodations (3-star or equivalent)
  • Hotel/airport pickup and drop-off
  • Local transportation (air-conditioned vehicles)
  • Entrance tickets
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Snacks and bottled water in the car during the trip
  • Ferry passes to and from Samosir island
  • Local guide (English speaking)
  • Driver/guide expenses
  • An Indonesian SIM card for your unlocked mobile device
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard vehicles
  • Meet & greet service at airports
  • Porter to carry your luggage from airport to the accommodation
  • 24-hour emergency contact number

Excluded:

  • Airfare and visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Driver/guide tips
  • Personal expenses (minibar, alcoholic beverages, etc.)
  • Services not mentioned as being included

Notes

  • We will send email confirmation within 24 hours of your order
  • Child rate applies when sharing with two paying adults only
  • An adult must accompany children
  • It is a private tour with a minimum of 2 participants
  • If you require a pick up at the airport, please note your flight must arrive before 9 am
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this trip is not for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Passport name, number, expiry, and country are required for all participants at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Cancellation Policy

We will refund your payment that we have received in full (100%) if you cancel your order at least seven days in advance of scheduled departure, 50% if you cancel it between three dan seven days. There is no refund if you cancel it less than three days before the departure. Note that payments by credit cards are subject to charges, and a portion of the fees may be non-refundable.

Operator

We will provide the name and contact details of the operator in the email confirmation.

Activities

Departure Details

We will pick you up at Silangit International Airport or your accommodation at Balige.

Return Details

We will drop you off at your original departure point.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival - Parapat (L, D)

Upon arrival at Silangit International Airport, our representative will greet you and then take you straight to Huta Ginjang. You will get the first view of Lake Toba within 30 minutes of your arrival. From Huta Ginjang, proceed to the Tomb of King Sisingamangaraja XII and T.B. Silalahi Batak Museum at Balige. You will have lunch at the museum.

After lunch, travel to Bakkara Valley where you will visit Aek SipangoluSisingamangaraja Palace, Janji Waterfall, and the viewing post of the valley.

In the afternoon you will return to Balige and check in the hotel. Enjoy your dinner at one of the restaurants at Lumban Silintong Beach.

Day 2: Balige - Samosir Island (B/L/D)

06:00 Depart hotel to take a ferry trip across the crystal clear waters of Lake Toba to Samosir Island. It is a large volcanic island in the middle of Lake Toba and has claimed to be the fifth largest lake island in the world. The island is the center of the Batak Toba culture, and many of this people’s artifacts remain on the island. We will make a visit to Tomok, a village of the Batak Tobanese to see their traditional roofed houses and the ancient stone tomb of King Sidabutar. Here, you will also find a good bargain of souvenirs made by the locals. Then, we are off to Ambarita to visit Simanindo Batak Museum, where you can see the Tortor show that features Sigale-gale dance. It is another village of Batak Tobanese where the ancient King’s house, courthouse and the execution place called Stone Chairs of King Siallagan remain preserved. Afterwards, we will check in the hotel in Tuktuk, and you will have free time to do water sports (optional, on your expenses), such as jet ski and kayaking on the beautiful, pleasant lake.

Day 3: Parapat - Sipiso-Piso Waterfall, and Simalem (B, L, D)

After the breakfast, you will catch the ferry to Parapat. Proceed to Simalem in the Karo Highland. Stop briefly at Tigaras and Bukit Indah Simarjarunjung where you can sit and relax to enjoy the remarkable view of nature. After lunch, hop back to your air-conditioned car and head off to Sipiso-Piso Waterfall. It is a splendor stream of water falling from a great height in Karo Highlands. Stop by Tongging to view Lake Toba from the top. From there, you can also enjoy the superb view of the two volcanoes, Mount Sinabung and Mount Sibayak. We will also visit Gajah Bobok Hill or its nearest view. Then you will be enjoying our last stop of the day, the amazing Taman Simalem Resort. Check in the hotel upon arrival.

Day 4: Taman Simalem Resort (B, L, D)

Today, you will have a full day at Taman Simalem Resort. Enjoy the view of the amazing landmarks of Lake Toba. You have a free time for the whole day, during which you can participate in the programs provided by the resort. Click here to see them. Enjoy BBQ or other dishes at dinner. The park entrance fees and the meals are in your tour package. You will need to pay for the individual programs you are participating.

Day 5: Simalem - Airport (B/L)

Head off to the airport (3.5 hour-drive) after breakfast (or before it depending on your return flight schedule). On the way to Silangit International Airport, you will stop by Sidikalang. Sidikalang is best known for its coffee plantation. We will pass the thick rainforest of Sumatra. We can make more stops, such as Paropo and Silalahi Beach, on the way depending on your timetable. The ride offers the magnificent view of Lake Toba that is entirely different from what you have got in the previous days.

You will end your tour as soon as you reach the airport.

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Samosir

SamosirSamosir is an island inside Lake Toba and the name of its governing regency. The Regency has a total area of is 2,433.5 square kilometers (939.6 sq mi), which includes the Samosir island that has the size of 630 square kilometers (240 sq mi). Samosir island is the largest island within an island. There is a Read more

Toba Samosir

Toba SamosirToba 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 Read more

Karo

KaroKaro is a regency on the northwestern shore of Lake Toba, situated in the Barisan Mountains. Karo is famous for its agriculture of fruit and vegetables. Kabanjahe is the regency’s capital city. Other towns are Berastagi and Merek. To see it on the map, click here. Berastagi is 2 hours by bus from Medan. Tahura National Park is Read more

Simalungun

SimalungunSimalungun is a regency on the eastern shore of Lake Toba. Raya is the capital city of Simalungun. Towns in the area include Parapat and Pematangsiantar, although the latter is administratively an autonomous city. To see it on the map, click here. Simalungun is mostly a plantation region. The main crops are tea, cocoa, and palm oil. Read more

Humbahas

HumbahasHumbahas (formally Humbang Hasundutan) is a regency on the southwestern shore of Lake Toba. Mostly covered by hills and mountains, it is mainly an agricultural area with some tourist attractions. Its main products are onion, chili, tomato, coffee, and incense. Dolok Sanggul is the capital city of Humbahas. To see it on the map, click here. Read more

Dairi

DairiDairi is a regency on the northwestern shore of Lake Toba. The area is mostly hills and mountains. Sidikalang is the capital city of Dairi. The area is best known for coffee, both robusta and arabica. Approximately 6,770 tons of robusta coffee is produced in Dairi every year, in addition to 2,639 tons of arabica. Read more

North Tapanuli

North TapanuliNorth Tapanuli is a regency on the southern shore of Lake Toba. Tarutung is the capital city of the Regency. Other towns are Siborongborong (location of the Silangit International Airport ), Sarulla, and Muara. To see it on the map, click here. North Tapanuli is known for its natural soda water bath, among other attractions. There are Read more

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