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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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  • 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 als...  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • One of the best place to visit when you're in Sumatera, Indonesia. It can be reach from Medan for about 3-4 hours. You can find any traditional food as well along the way to Toba Lake such as BPK-kind...  more »