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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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  • Yet I never have been there :( I just across the street next the lake to go to my parents home. We could see beautiful scenery of Toba lake from the street.. yet it will be greater if you (i mean me, ...  more »
  • Accompanied by fresh air and incredible view, this place has become one of my favorite place to visit. Being the largest volcanic lake in the world, it has been an attraction for local and overseas vi...  more »
  • Danau Toba's stakeholder maybe just develop the main attraction without develop the facilities among them. Tourist didn't feel easiness to enjoy the lake without distraction from bad facilities. It ju...  more »