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On the edge of Berastagi town | Jaranguda, Doulu, Kabupaten Karo, Berastagi 22156, Indonesia
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All reviews easy hike hot springs local guide active volcano starting point early in the morning nice hike the sun rise nice view worth the climb walk up lake toba jungle trek half way sulphur smell sunrise view an amazing experience
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On July 2018, i went to North Sumatra with my friends. And i booked our guide : Nusan (+62853 6202 1994). His english is good. He is also patient, a very friendly and familiar with the route and knows all the best spots to take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank bemwong
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hallo good people.. My name is Johanes Tarigan, and I am local guide to Sibayak Volcano and explore north sumatera ( Bukit lawang, Tangkahan, Langkat, Medan, Berastagi, Laketoba, Samosir etc.. ) If there any people need my service, you can contact me to this number...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank johanest707
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for sunrise trek to mount Sibayak. The hike was relatively easy, the trail is fairly flat for the most part, and ascents are very short . Climbing in the dark to arrive at the summit with the spectacular view from 2100m above sea...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Kudum
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Made a day trip to Sibayak with the help of our guide Nusan. He had planned the itinerary for the day and it was the first stop of the day. The hike was easy and the temperature was nice and cool. Only drawback was the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Iamthwalrus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Climbing the vulkano is amazing! I didnt know the views on the way up where so beautiful! The climb is okay and not too hard. I would recommend it to everybody.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jessicavdsteen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on the sunrise hike to Mount Sibayak accompanied by the tour guide Mr Geleng. The hike was fantastic: first we drove to the entry point to spare us the boring walk on the street - from there on it was a fairly easy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wienerin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This entire trip was made the most wholesome and enjoyable with the meticulous planning by our tour guide Nusan! We embark on our journey up Mount Sibayak in the wee hours of the early morning and after about a 2 hours hike up, we are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank YanZhizzz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trip to Berastagi is not complete without hiking Mount Sibayak. The route is relatively easy and if you wish to view the sunrise, avoid December as it is rainy season. Although we missed out on the sunset, we were greeted with amazing view of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Happy-Lens
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's really enjoyable hiking trip. the weather there is cool & windy. we woke up in the early morning and spent 1.30 hours to reach the top. unfortunately, we could not see the sunrise as it was foggy and cloudy. We went for hiking with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Sylvie9763
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband had a fantastic and wonderful experience in Medan and awesome amazing experience up Mount Sibayak with the professional and knowledgeable Mr Nusan as our full time guide. Definitely going back again and will recommend anyone to engage Nusan for a wonderful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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February 12, 2018|
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Response from berastagiguiding |
hi Jensen Just find in Google " berastagi adventure " :) they can help you, they have really good guide
January 10, 2018|
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Response from akisv2004 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Leon. As you as you arrive at the hotel ask at the reception for a driver to mount Sibayak. They can also arrange you a guide to the volcanic peak. From my personal experience it is not easy to get lost as long as you... More
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May 3, 2017|
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Response from JeeFamily | Reviewed this property |
We were there only for the hot spring bath, didn't do any hiking. But personal opinion Is that its Best is with a tour guide. Cos it's dense, and that you have no experience in climbing. So for safety reason, best to get a... More
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Daryl G
Help with plan: Medan > Berastagi > Lake Toba (silimalombu) (5 Replies)
Hi, I would like to ask a few questions with regards to my rough 5d4n itinerary. Medan >>> Berastagi: Mount Sibayak, Gundaling hill, Tongging, Sipiso piso >>> Lake Toba : Parapat, Silimalombu, possibly Tuk Tuk as well Medan >>> Berastagi: -can we take the tourist bus/public transport from the airport directly to berastagi? -Given that we leave medan at around mid morning, what time will we reach Berastagi? Berastagi: -Should we stay one or two days in...More
May 24, 2018|
Response fromHorasSamosir|
Dear Daryl G. Welcome to the Forum. Most of your questions have already been addressed in this Forum during the last week. See especially the contributions of Udah_Kenyang for detailed route description and cost information Airport – Berastagi. tripadvisor.com/… So now let me address your questions one by one at face value and the question which has not already been answered many times in a bit more detail. -can we take the tourist bus/public transport from the airport directly to...More
Hiking sibayak later than 10am (7 Replies)
Hi all. I'd appreciate if somwbody can advise us on climbing Mount Sibayak later than 10am. Or doing it later in the afternoon? One of our group member can only arrive in berastagi after that hour. Tq
November 02, 2013|
Response fromartemiofranchi|
i don't see much different on either. unless you are planning to climb down in the dark so you can get a sunset. 12pm and 3pm make no much different in term of weather. only diff i can think of is on a later afternoon when you are in the crater you can get away from the sun and with 12pm there is virtually no place to hide from the sun. anyway if you climb all the way from the bottom it takes about 2 hour (or more, depending your your condition)
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Tours in Berastagi (8 Replies)
Hello, I am visiting Berastagi with my friend. We would like to visit some scenic attractions (trek Mount Sibayak, visit Lake Toba, explore the town). Is it possible for us to get a driver + guide at town for this attraction or must we find a driver beforehand? Thank you. Berry.
June 13, 2018|
Response fromNicolasZaw|
I believe you will fly in to Medan. So you can get the a car and driver from Medan to the whole trip. So far I visited Berastagi and lake toba.