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“tuk tuk” (65 reviews)
“samosir island” (137 reviews)
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20217, Indonesia
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from US$70.00
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"tuk tuk"
in 65 reviews
"samosir island"
in 137 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 19 reviews
"batak culture"
in 12 reviews
"medan airport"
in 11 reviews
"hot springs"
in 15 reviews
"sipiso piso"
in 10 reviews
"long journey"
in 10 reviews
"next morning"
in 10 reviews
"fresh air"
in 10 reviews
"nice view"
in 11 reviews
"rent a bike"
in 8 reviews
"couple of days"
in 6 reviews
"boat trip"
in 6 reviews
"laid back"
in 6 reviews
"volcanic eruption"
in 6 reviews
"hour drive"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank shopaholickk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not expect such a scenic place in Indonesia and weather was pretty cooling there. Stayed 2 nights at Samosir Island and the view of Lake Toba never leaves us. Lake is blue and clean as we went on some water activities the 2nd day....More

Thank fiocwl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lake Toba is a lake formed by volcanic volcanic activity including Super Vulcan, which is Mount Toba located in North Sumatra Province, Indonesia. The eruption of Mount Toba is estimated to occur about 73,000 to 75,000 years ago. To reach the island of Samosir visitors...More

Thank Dhea S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lake itself is insanely huge and it's hard to imagine how it was once a supervolcano and instead of water, it's filled with lava. The breeze in the middle of the lake is really cool and the views of the hills surrounding it makes...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just never thought the lake is very big! The panorama is great, the food also great. The hotel where we stay is really near the lake, so it is a gokd experience for me and my family

Thank Ririn S
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Our journey started early in the morning where we had to wait for the passengers to fill up the boat first before our boat moved. Our waiting time was filled with seeing the local boys who were willing to plunge into the lake to pick...More

Thank MR_Backpacker
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I definitely love this lake so much. This lake is so beautiful and huge. Lake Tona is one of the largest lake in Indonesia. The water and the weather were so clean. And this is a good place to relax. You can enjoy the mesmerizing...More

Thank Salsabila N
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

One of the most beautiful sight in North Sumatra. A very large vulcanising lake. Mountain view from the lake is very mesmerising.

Thank Simorangkir M
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Road trip to toba was really nice for me. As it's faster n cool to scoot Toba lake is my favorite lake as its the icon of north Sumatra View was amazing as always To government u need to fix the road as the road...More

Thank Jun Peris N
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Lake Toba is one of the biggest lake in Indonesia. Located in Prapat, North Sumatera, you can reach it around 3 to 4 hours from Medan. This place is so popular for tourist who come to North Sumatera. from Parapat you can enjoy the lake...More

Thank WirdhaAHsb
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FloSF
21 May 2018|
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Response from Esther R | Reviewed this property |
Tuktuk timbul is recomended hotel
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Mike Y
9 April 2018|
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Response from Esther R | Reviewed this property |
its ok if no traffic jam from Medan - Parapat (ferry)
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Mike Y
6 April 2018|
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Response from Rakesh P | Reviewed this property |
I guess you are looking to stay at Tuk Tuk on Samosir island. last ferry to tuk tuk is at around 7 pm so better to book at parapat and stay overnight. Besides ferry ride in daytime will be more intresting, do keep some warm... More
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