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Lake Toba

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My spouse and I spent two nights and three days in a resort on Samosir Island. Located high up among Sumatra's volcanic peaks, this vast ocean blue crater lake is the result of a massive prehistoric eruption. It is said to be one of the...More

Thank CJW913
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lake is majestic by itself! You can spend some time just admiring its beauty and how large the expanse is. I would recommend going to Parapat and Samosir to really enjoy the lake experience.

1  Thank amarkoul
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Absolutely enjoy the cool weather in this mountainous terrain. During our 4 days 3 nights short travel in lake toba, we have managed to skirt 80% around the lake. The mountain terrain changes from area to area. Some part, we felt we were traveling in...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Every couple of years I come to lake Toba which has a magical impact. The lake is the dramatic result of the eruption of one of the worlds supervolcanos and in some places 500 meters deep. A serene and easygoing environment mixed with unique culture...More

Thank AnneMiekeFSK
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Having recently tragedy,boat sunk which claimed hundreds of live lost made the place was kind of empty,less crowded but there're still too many shop's surrounding the lake it self.I took a 3 days tour around north sumatra which include 1 night at lake toba,short trip...More

Thank Kitchen21
Reviewed 7 August 2018

there is no doubt for its beauty... there is always a new way to enjoy this beautiful lake. one of the best way is from Samosir Island.

1  Thank Lasben
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We had a wonderful trip for 5 days by visiting Lake Toba and Brastagi highland last week, arranged by Fun Sumatra. Tour was perfect with driver Mr. Basri. He is so carefully driving and fun. Lake Toba was amazing with its local nice people as...More

1  Thank lauraken707
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Wonderful Lake toba will always have special place in my heart. The nature is just amazing. The largest lake in Indonesia. Been there so many times and I never get bored of it. The locals just need to take care of the environment around the...More

4  Thank _novasinaga94
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My amazing first time 12 day experience in Indonesia. A 5 night stay on Lake Toba was wonderful. Our tour lady Albertina expertly co-ordinated and guided our small group around one of the UNESCO heritage listed Biosphere regions of Nth Sumatra. Up close and personal...More

4  Thank Shirley J
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Its a beautiful lake, scenery is great for photos, but you wouldn't want to spend more than 2-3 nights here. There is nothing much to do or see and it takes forever to drive anywhere. The waterfall was a huge disappointment having paid a lot...More

2  Thank shopaholickk
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5 October 2018|
Response from Shirley J | Reviewed this property |
Hi explorer 8, Although we did not go anywhere near Silangit airport, I am sure there would be a bus. They have mini buses that carry small numbers of people. I would google it if I were you and ask cheapest way to get to... More