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Address: Sumatera Utara | Indonesia, Indonesia
Phone Number: 061-53-51-11
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Amazing place.... speechless..... very peaceful place, friendly local people " TUK TUK " is the best place to stay and very recommended

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2013
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Cimahi, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Amazing place.... speechless..... very peaceful place, friendly local people " TUK TUK " is the best place to stay and very recommended

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Kuantan, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We only have a night stay in Tuk Tuk, Samosir Island, Lake Toba before proceed to Berastagi. What we can see in Lake Toba is the view....Lake Toba has very beautiful, spectacular and wonderful scenery of the mountains, clean and clear water. It is worth visit at least for two nights.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

The drive up to Lake Toba from Medan was long and bumpy. The view of the lake was just gorgeous. But the surroundings, such as the bathroom near the lake was not too clean. Do take a boat ride and see the lake and mountains. Do stay there, day trip to Lake Toba can be very tiring and long.

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Singapore, null, Singapore
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Whether your finding a place to escape from the yearly haze from sumatra or you want a place to relax from the busy pace of city life or your a photographer looking for some specticular scapes, lake toba is the place to go. It is a cool 22-25deg in the day and feels about 30deg if you stand in the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

The road towards Lake Toba was pretty bumpy from Medan City, not very comfortable drive especially travelling with a 1yr old plus baby. We realised it worth it all after the 3-4hr drive. Stayed in Taman Simalem Resort a night, awesome room with great view, probably the best place to see Lake Toba from a height. Staff are very friendly... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

The journey up and down the lake was a dread to me. There road condition was bad with too many pot holes on the road. Not suitable for family with young children as the journey was too long. View is great and scenic, I would recommend only if you already visited other parts of Indonesia.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I think the best times of Lake Toba especially Tuk Tuk are over. I don t wanna say it s not a nice place but for all things I read before coming here I might have expected to much. Cruising on a scooter is ab out the highlight here and it s really nice. The climate and the air is... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Nice place to visit. Far away from medan town . About 6 hours drive and is tiring. I stay for a night . Should have stay for another day to enjoy the nice scenery. Cruising the lake and shopping around samosir island is relaxing. Must visit if you are in Medan.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

If u r checking this out you hv probably heard great stuff ppl said abt lake toba. So my advice to you is Trust them!!! The ferry ride to samosir is at the top of my travel experiences. Try to catch the last one, departing parapat at 6pm. Catching the sunset on top of a ferry, soaking in the fog... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

It's my first visit to Indonesia. Spent 3 days there and I feel I wanna return again. I went up there with flight so I got the great view of the whole Toba lake and Samosir island from the top. I was very happy to have a chance to see this beautiful view of the place I'm visiting. The community... More 

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