Lake Toba is one of the largest lakes in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. Even ranked second in the world’s widest lake after Lake Victoria in Africa. This lake saves millions of natural charms that will not run out to explore. History notes that this lake is from a super volcanic eruption, so this lake is like a vast ocean when viewed along the coast. You will be amazed by the beauty of Lake Toba, because the stretch of Bukit Barisan surrounds it and the volcanic island in the middle, namely Samosir Island.

There are many reasons why you must spend time on Lake Toba. In addition to enjoying its charm, you must explore the tourist attractions around it that are no less interesting. Here’s the summary:

  1. Sapo Juma Tongging Flower Gardens

Sapo Juma is actually an inn on the edge of Lake Toba. A quiet atmosphere with treats Beauty Lake Toba is the thing you will get there. Lately, the name Sapo Juma is quite viral on social media, especially on Instagram. This is inseparable from the existence of beautiful flowers in the Sapo Juma area so that not a few visitors take pictures at the Sapo Juma flower garden.

Among the flowers that grow bloom, there is a path. So you can enjoy the interest in close range or photo hunting there without damaging the existing plants.

  1. Bakkara Valley

This place is split into two heavy watery streams. The dominant largest river is Aek cross sourced from waterfalls that are poured out of the hills stretch. Then a smaller second river named Aek Simangira. The two rivers flowed several villages and emptied on Lake Toba. The Bakkara Valley was the birthplace of King Sisingamangaraja XII, namely the National Hero from North Sumatra, which had fought against Dutch colonialism.

Bakkara is famous for Aek Sipangolu (water that turns on). Aek Sipangolu is a source of water that comes out of stone and flows all time, where the water is fresh and clear, and comes down to Lake Toba. In addition, Bakkara is also famous for its red onion, which is the main commodity in the population of this area, next to rice and peanuts.

  1. Peak Sidiaangkat, Sidikalang

With the panoramic view of the natural beauty of Pakpak, far from air pollution, this sidiapp peak should be one of the best choices to visit while in Dairi Regency around Lake Toba.

The attraction offered by the sidiangkat peak is a unique photo spot in the form of a giant bird’s nest. While the background around the location presents the beauty of nature with the green trees. This is, of course a separate magnet for every visitor. If you want to spend the night in a cool and beautiful atmosphere, here there are also Nantampuk Mas hotels located on top and surrounded by hills and view of the protected forest verdant with cold, fresh and beautiful gusts.

  1. Binangalom Situngan Waterfall

Waterfall Situmanun is also often referred to as a Binangalom waterfall because the water comes from the Binangalom Village, Lumban Julu District, Toba Samosir Regency, North Sumatra. Binangalom said from the name of a river, namely Lum or Lom in Batak Toba language, which can be interpreted as the air conditioning water. Of the many waterfalls in Indonesia, this waterfall is unique because the water flows directly to Lake Toba. You can enjoy the sensation of swimming against the flow in this waterfall.

To get to this place there are two alternatives if you are from Medan. That is the route from Parapat through Ajibata Port or the route from Balige through the Balige port. Both of them must be taken by renting a motorboat to the location of the waterfall. But the closest distance is from Balige, because the location of this waterfall leads to Balige. You will be treated with views of the island of Samosir along the way to this Situnganun Waterfall.

  1. Binanga Bolon Waterfall

Binanga Bolon Waterfall is one of the waterfalls in Simalungun Regency, precisely in the District of Haranggaol Nagori Purba Pasir.

The location of this waterfall is around residential areas near Lake Toba. You will be treated to a view of Lake Toba, because to the location of your waterfall will cross the road near the edge of Lake Toba.

Whether your trips take you to a long stroll on beaches, delicious cuisines, relaxing spas and resorts or urban attractions, extra research will give you the best experience for your visit. Get to know more about Lake Toba by visiting Wonderful Indonesia.