22 Jun Lake Toba: The Beautiful Lake Over the vast Supervolcano in Sumatra
By Abdul Karim (Sumatran professional Tour Guide)
Lake Toba is a well-known spectacular natural wonder in Indonesia. With its vast size, stunning scenery, and friendly climate, it offers a comforting escapade for visitors. To get to Lake Toba, you have options for air and land travel.
By air, you can take a flight from Kualanamu International Airport in Medan or Sisingamangaraja XII International Airport (also known as Silangit International Airport) in Siborong-borong, North Tapanuli. From Medan, you can then reach Lake Toba by land transportation about 3 hours. Some airlines also offer direct flights to Sisingamangaraja XII International Airport from Jakarta and other major cities.
If you prefer traveling by land, you can take public buses from Medan to Parapat, the town by Lake Toba. The journey takes 4 hours, and there are two routes available: Medan-Parapat or via Medan-Berastagi.
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Once you’ve arrived at Lake Toba, getting around can be done in various ways. On Samosir Island, you can take a drive on the road that encircles the island, offering breathtaking views of the lake from its highest points. If you’re staying in Tuk Tuk village, walking is a convenient way to get around with our best tour guides.
There are several attractions and activities to enjoy at Lake Toba. Kayaking is highly recommended, with different routes available depending on your preference and skill level. Explore The Kaldera Nomadic Escape on Sibisa Island offers a luxurious camping experience with unique accommodations. You can also visit the traditional village on Samosir Island, which features authentic traditional houses and cultural performances.
The Batak tribe, known for their festive culture, performs the Tor-Tor Dance, an elegant traditional dance often showcased during celebrations. Another fascinating attraction is the Sigale-gale wooden puppet, believed to possess mystical qualities. Ulos, a handwoven textile, and authentic wood carvings are popular souvenirs to bring back from Lake Toba. Additionally, Sumatran Arabica coffee variety, is a delightful choice for coffee on the lake
Lake Toba provides a serene and captivating experience, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature, cultural heritage, and local traditions.
But actually Lake Toba is Supervolcana that errupted about 75.000 years ago, created the biggest caldera and volcanic lake in the world.
So, come and enjoy to lake Toba to get some amazing experience with #andasumatra