Knowing more about North Sumatera and Its Destinations – North Sumatera is a province in Indonesia that is located in the north side of the Sumatera Island. This province is also known as one of the biggest provinces in Indonesia.
This province has a lot of interesting destinations that you can visit. You can find various kinds of attractions such as nature, culture, history up to the delicious culinary.
The Best Destinations in North Sumatera
You can get all of those things in the North Sumatera. If you want to visit this amazing province, below we are already made some recommendations of the destinations to visit in the North Sumatera.
1. Lake Toba
Lake Toba is maybe the most famous lake in Indonesia. In addition, this lake is also known as the biggest volcanic lake and also the widest in Indonesia. That is why; this condition and popularity makes Lake Toba is always visited by a lot of people every day.
If you come to this lake, you will be able to watch the wide lake view with some mountains or hills surround. It means that you can get the beautiful combination of the blue sky and the green nature.
Besides enjoying the scenery, there are some destination spots that you can visit that lake like cycling around the village, visiting some historical sites, see the local people houses and many more again.
2. The Samosir Island
Samosir Island is the volcanic island that is located in the middle of the Lake Toba. This island is 1000 meters above sea level. In addition, the Samosir Island is for about 647 km2 wide.
What you can do on that island is that learning and knowing more about the culture and history of the Batak Race. For the example, you can come to Siallan that is located in the Ambarita Village and visit the Suhi Village too that is located near the Tomok harbor.
In the Suhi Village, you can see how the traditional clothing, ulos, is made. For your information, to make the ‘ulos’ is so difficult and needs a long time to finish it. To reach this island you can use the boat that is available in Lake Toba.
3. Sipiso Piso Waterfall
The Sipiso Piso waterfall is located near the Tongging Village, Merek District, Karo. This waterfall destination offers the breathtaking nature view that will amaze you. Furthermore, the Sipiso Piso Waterfall is located in 800 meters above the sea level and it becomes one of the highest waterfalls in Indonesia.
The location of this waterfall is quite comfortable because you just need to pass for about 35 km journey from Berastagi or for about 45 minutes drive from the Medan City Center.
The track to reach this location is also comfortable that makes all kinds of vegetables are able to pass it safely. The ticket fare to enter the Sipiso Piso waterfall is so affordable.
However, if you join the travel agency for your vacation in North Sumatera, you don’t need to pay the ticket fare because it is included on the tour.