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Private Tour: Karo Highlands and Lake Toba from Medan
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

long holiday in June 2017 i spend this time with my family this huge lake and the biggest lake in south east asia. wonderful panorama trust me

Thank Chandra S
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Lake Toba is home to the batak people. The lake is huge and the largest crater lake on earth. The view is amazing and the air cool and crisp. The water has gotten somewhat polluted over the years but still worth a visit.

Thank seow2017
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Lake Toba is full of history, since it has been formed by an ancient volcanic eruption and it is also the heart of batak culture. Nice places to visit around the lake and on Samosir island

1  Thank babamar
Reviewed 14 July 2017

its a long trip but worth it, in 10 years this could be a big tourist attraction, i stayed at a hotel on the lake

2  Thank SimonN88
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Just spent a couple of days at Lake Toba. Will defiantly go back, BUT, will never ever again take a car (or taxi) from Medan to Parapat for it took 5 hours to get there, and over 7 to go back to Medan airport due...More

1  Thank EricOhioUsa
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Apologies if this post is a little long, just trying to provide as much detail as possible to help anyone planning to hike this volcano, as we couldn't seem to find much information online about the starting point or the hike itself. We had read...More

2  Thank Calmsloth
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I just wanted to send a quick note to say Thank you for all of Tobatransporter arrangment for our trip, especially on such short notice. We had a very safe trip with Don as our driver and got to see all of the sights on...More

1  Thank Driver M
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Toba lake is one of the best tourist objek in north sumatera province indonessia.. around 4-5hours by car from medan city..

Thank canra t
Reviewed 12 June 2017

A must visit in Indonesia with its breath-taking natural beauty. With 4-5 hours journey from Medan (Kualanamu Airport) you can reach Parapat & plan your travel accordingly. Alternatively , you can also make Samosir Island (located in middle of the lake) as your base. Exploring...More

Thank sankhasubhra s
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Toba lake is a really nice place to go and chill. There are plenty of activities to do: swim in the lake, rent a motorbike and go to the many cultural places or even to the view point which is amazing. We had a really...More

Thank joelplana22
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17 September 2017|
Response from canra t | Reviewed this property |
1night parapat and 2night at samosir island..
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6 August 2017|
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Response from inda15 | Reviewed this property |
You have to take flight to Medan (kuala namu airport) and when arrive to the airport, take taxi to the city and let taxi drop you at Share Taxi station to Samosir Island. the price is very cheap not over than 100,000 rupiah... More
2 May 2017|
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Response from Pete O | Reviewed this property |
A group taxi- we got one at airport- arived at 2 amin morn😘