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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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Lake Toba and many more Parapat attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Parapat online trip itinerary builder .
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  • not bored-bored if you've to Lake toba, it surely must see the hanging stones and definitely always told the origin of the incident
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  • See this place for yourself and the claims ‘Largest volcanic lake in the world and 5th largest lake in Southeast Asia’ will be proven at ease immediately. Truly one of Mother Nature’s best creation, o...  more »
  • 1. I would like to thank Ricky of Tobatransporter for arranging the Toba/ Medan tour(20-24 Nov) which went smoothly and our group enjoyed the trip. 2. Jojo, our driver/guide, was punctual, polite and ...  more »

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