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Lake Toba is definitely a must visit place when you're in Medan. The view is amazing. It's really huge. You can also visit Samosir Island which is located at the middle of the lake. The island is famous with it's Batak legend.
Our recent 4 day trip to Lake Toba was a huge pleasant surprise. We were wonderfully surprised by the Lake itself( the biggest volcano crater lake in the world created about 60000 years ago) , the towns villages and various sights surroundings the lake.
It takes at least four hours to reach the viewing spot of lake Toba if you are traveling from Medan. The trip is one of the most dangerous because of poor road conditions and reckless driving. Chances of being killed in a head to head...More
First time to visit Lake Toba and it does not disappoint. Very very big lake with amazing views. Exploring in a few days would be better. Please allow time to queue for the ferry if you are with vehicles, it could be several hours.
I flew into Silangit Airport to explore Lake Toba with colleagues from several provinces in Indonesia. It is worth flying to Silangit then drive to Medan while exploring the lake. Although the roads are narrow but smooth paved. Hotels and restaurants are OK. The boat...More
Took 4 days 3 nights trip. Hired an agent Agape Tours. After few rounds of review on the programme, we agreed to the itinerary. On 1st day arrival we were greeted by Ringo of Agape tours. He is a well- mannered driver and dedicated throughout...More
For all who are considering to visit Lake Toba, please take note that it will take at least 4hrs of driving to reach Lake Toba ,Parapat area. Long winding roads up the mountains and Long way from the city.
Accommodations found there are not so...More
After a splendid tour with LG (local-guides dot org) in Kalimantan, we decided to do the 8 Day Sumatra Tour with them, and it was just another dream come true! We were a bit unsure in the beginning because the price was so much lower...More
Me and my family visited Lake Toba with the Sumatran Local Guides team (local-guides dot org) as part of our 9D8N Sumatra tour. It was TRUELY AWESOME! We visited Bukit Lawang (jungle trek!), Berastagi (volcano trek), and Lake Toba! Lake Toba was just about relaxing....More