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Lake Toba, North Sumatra

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Visit Lake Toba, the largest lake in Southeast Asia. At 100 km (62 mi) long and 30 km (19 mi) wide, this immense body of water fills the caldera of a supervolcano. Somewhere between 69,000 and 77,000 years ago, the volcano erupted in what was the largest known explosive eruption in the last 25 million years. Take a hiking trip to fully appreciate the extent of this natural wonder, or sail its waters on a guided tour. An island the size of Singapore sits in its center, with pristine landscape dotted with waterfalls that can be explored. To visit Lake Toba and other attractions in Parapat, use our Parapat tourist route planner.
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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  more »
  • Tidak ada bosan-bosannya liburan ke Danau Toba, apalagi ke Samosir. Di Samosir banyak spot buat yang senang foto dan berpetualang dengan alam. Dan di Samosir jg banyak bisa ditemukan tempat Penginapan...  more »

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