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Sipiso Piso Waterfall

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Address: Kabanjahe, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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USD 70.00*
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Private Tour: Karo Highlands and Lake Toba from Medan
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Magnificent view!

We walked down to the bottom of the fall. We were exhausted when we climbed up but we felt it is worthwhile to have such an extraordinary experience in our life.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chrissie2980
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Manteca, California
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Oh, what a magnificent fall! Trekking down to the bottom of the waterfall was an excellent Idea too. The view gets better and better. The viewpoints from the top are fantastic, from one strategic point you could see the Sipiso Piso on your left and Lake Toba on your right. Our backpacks, our photographing equipment and ourselves got drenched completely... More 

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Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked down to the bottom of the fall. We were exhausted when we climbed up but we felt it is worthwhile to have such an extraordinary experience in our life.

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Timaru
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, Sipiso Piso waterfall is simply gorgeous. From a certain angle, you get to see the waterfall and Lake Toba as a backdrop. That being said, the infrastructure there is unkempt and VERY run down. The stairs leading to the waterfall is cracked and very hazardous. Furthermore, the wall preventing you from falling down the ravine is laced with graffitis.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Sipiso-Piso Waterfall. It might not be as wide as Niagara or Victoria Falls, but it's still quite scenic. It's as high as 120 meters and looks like a blade piercing right into the lush greenery surrounding it. The walk towards the waterfall is around 20-30 minutes per way through the steps, but the experience is definitely worth it!... More 

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1 Thank Andrew D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really nice relaxed walk (going down!) it took about 30 mins and was beautiful seeing the lake on one side and the falls on the other. Would recommend wearing Trainers and taking loads of water with you! Take your time and enjoy the views!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

For the Lake Toba trip, actually this Sipisopiso waterfall was much more beautiful overall, the view was just like In Europe. If you go to Lake Toba, better to visit this place as well.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

This was our first stop from Medan airport. Bus took us to the visitor center. we walked the 730 steps down to the bottom of the falls and took the spray and ended up wet, which was fun. looking at water pluging 105 meters from the top! The visitor center also provides a great view of part of Toba lake... More 

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Kuta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

It's located in Tongging, karo highland region. This legend waterfall is getting well managed day by day. It's worth to visit, because it's one of the highest waterfall in Indonesia. And you can go to the bottom of the falls, If you wish so and your feet is strong enough. :)

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It was a 30 minutes hike down to the waterfall from the parking area. Stairs can be quite steep at some areas. Wear waterproof jacket with hood and pant if you're planning to hike to the waterfall or get ready to get soaked by the waterfall mist. Rocks near the fall areas were slippery so be careful with your steps.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoy with ur love once ..with ur family ..With ur frnds ..enjoy the chilled weather their while taking action photos and also can take romantic trip to ths waterfall 😉

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