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Private Tour: Karo Highlands and Lake Toba from Medan
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“samosir island” (127 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

See this place for yourself and the claims ‘Largest volcanic lake in the world and 5th largest lake in Southeast Asia’ will be proven at ease immediately. Truly one of Mother Nature’s best creation, one cannot begin to fathom the massive scale of Lake Toba...More

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1. I would like to thank Ricky of Tobatransporter for arranging the Toba/ Medan tour(20-24 Nov) which went smoothly and our group enjoyed the trip. 2. Jojo, our driver/guide, was punctual, polite and a careful driver and gave ample time at each stop for rest...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I can't believe how amazingly beautiful this place is. I waited a long time to come here . Still quiet - affordable - Just fantastic .

Thank zuni P
Reviewed 14 October 2017

A great holiday place close to home. Great view, so serene and relaxing just to look out into the lake. Journey from Medan was fairly interesting but nothing to beat the eventual view of Lake Toba.

Thank Vijay58
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

After a couple of days in Bukit Lawang we wanted to travel by bus to Lake Toba. Because we couldn’t find any information online how to get there, we checked some traveloffices in bukit lawang. There is a daily tourist bus between bukit lawang and...More

Thank TMO_1986
Reviewed 6 October 2017

You should to visit this place if you come to North Sumatra Indonesia.So many nice place to see at Lake Toba,you will have a good time going around the Lake to visit Ambarita village to see the king grave yard and after that to Simanindo...More

Thank Omano Z
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Went there for dinner early so not so crowded but before we finished our dinner it was packed, maybe the restaurant is not very big. Mostly visited by European. Ordered 2 types of fish. One is the famous grilled fish and the other steamed fish....More

Thank ben h
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Actually the visit to Lake Toba itself we'd rate 5 stars cos it's beautiful. The company in subject is what we rate 2 stars. We start with the good points - drivers are polite - when I pointed out we didn't get a hotel we're...More

Thank SS L
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Despite it being 5 hours from Medan in a non air conditioned car, and another hour ferry to Tuktuk, the journey is worth it. A small tip for those on a larger budgets than ours: 2 of you can purchase 3 seats in a taxi,...More

1  Thank Todd1507
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Cheap is not excellent Company is advertising with Tripadvisor excellence, this company is not excellent We got an unmotivated non english speaking driver, very tired first day, close to sleep; third no wiölingness to bring us to our wished target

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Joanne C
12 November 2017|
Response from canra t | Reviewed this property |
+62 821 6242 2891 pls tex if u need transportations to explore laketoba-berastagi.. simarjarunjung and sipiso2 waterfal dont have public transport
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Alice W
21 October 2017|
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Response from Marek Z | Reviewed this property |
I don't know where to prebook transport to TukTuk...but each hotel will arange private car for you. We pay for 4 person 850.000IDR which was over paid but still ok. Return Price was 600.000IDR. IT Tales from Medan city... More
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I have booked 3N stay at Samosir and another final night in Medan. I arrive early in the morning around 8 am at KNO airport on Day 1. I am thinking of heading straight out to Brastagi from airport before heading to Samosir in the afternoon before the last ferry leaves fr Parapat. In order to save time waiting around for buses, I am thinking of hiring a private car direcrly from airport to take the three of us to BRastagi. we will enjoy the cool breeze, fruits and flowers there before heading out to see waterfall and head on from there to Parapat enroute to tuk Tuk. I would like some advice whether it is practical to pull it altogether in one day? Where would I arrange for a private hired car with driver that will take us the day from airport-brastagi-Parapat? How much would we be looking at for the hired car? for the return trip from Parapat to Medan City, what are the options of travel.
12 October 2017|
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Response from yordan481 | Reviewed this property |
I did something like than few years ago, morning from airport (it was still in Polonia) with a booked car, head to Brastagi, arrived Tuktuk around 8 pm. I did some stops along the way around the pagoda in Berastagi, turn to... More