Lake Toba has incredible natural tourism, spiritual tourism, historical, or architectural and culinary tour. The atmosphere is cool and refreshing, a stretch of clear water, and stunning scenery with green mountains are a small part of the description of the marvelous beauty of Lake Toba.

Lake Toba was formed by the eruption of a super volcano (Mount Toba) about 73000-75000 ago. Estimated that approximately 2800 cubic km of volcanic material spewed from the earth through the Peruvian volcano erupted while. At that time the wind blows volcanic ash has spread to half the earth. Explosion occurred during 1 week and throw the dust up to 10 km above sea level. According to estimates, the eruption of a super volcano caused mass death and extinction of some species of living creatures. The eruption of Mount Toba affect the civilization of the world with the changing weather and the start of the ice age earth.

Lake Toba has now become one of the amazing wonders of nature in the archipelago. Lake Toba is a very large lake berkawah where almost covering the central island of Singapore. With an area of ​​1,145 square kilometers, Lake Toba is actually more like an ocean than a lake. Lake Toba is the largest lake in Southeast Asia and the deepest in the world is approximately 450 meters. Type volcanic lake is the second largest lake in the world after Lake Victoria in Africa.

In the middle of Lake Toba there is a volcanic island called Samosir Island is located at an altitude of approximately 1,000 meters above sea level. In the midst of Samosir Island is also no longer two beautiful lakes named Lake and Lake Aek Sidihoni Natonang. The area around Lake Toba has pine forests lush landscaped. On the outskirts of Lake Toba there are some fascinating waterfalls. On the outskirts of Lake Toba there is also an attraction named Cape Camel because of land jutting into the lake is indeed resembles a camel's back. In the vicinity of Lake Toba you will find sulfur water baths also believed to be useful to nourish the skin.

Lake Toba is a place to relax and enjoy the scenery while cycling and enjoying the scenic view of the mountains. Sense of fatigue that you feel will be lost when visited the beauty of this place. Lake Toba is 900 meters above sea level so the cool air was refreshing, away from heat and pollution of the city.

It's hard to imagine a more beautiful place to visit than Lake Toba, because here you can perform a variety of fun things to enjoy the beauty of nature like hiking, swimming and boating are able to anesthetize your screen in a stunning scenic beauty. The air was clean and cool relaxed atmosphere in harmony with the friendly people make the tourists will come back after visiting the lake.

You can take the liberty to Samosir Island in the middle of the lake and found a steep mountain with a mist of cool, crystal clear waterfalls for swimming, and the local people who were herding buffaloes to the fields. This is the place that you should visit and enjoy the hospitality of its people. Here, wherever you go it will soon find a new friend.

On the island of its parent, there is accommodation in the City Parapat. Parapat is a small rocky peninsula protruding into the lake. On the way to Parapat You will see spectacular scenery. Parapat inhabited and Batak Toba Batak are known Simalungun friendly sociable. Batak society like the famous love-themed songs are carefree and full of feeling.

Many tourists prefer to stay on Samosir Island, located in the middle of this giant lake. As the original dwelling communities Batak Toba Samosir Island has relics of antiquity in the form of stone tombs and traditional villages. In Tomok (Samosir Island) are also Sidabutar Tomb Kings, whose age was 500 years. There is also a statue Sigale-Gale (sculpture who can dance). On this island you can find a unique culture and ancient Toba. Samosir Island is a good place to visit and avoid fatigue routines city. Samosir easily reached by boat from the ferric Parapat.

Although it has become a tourist destination for a long time, Samosir is an unspoiled natural beauty. Encourage yourself out of the tiny village of Tuk-Tuk and Tomok. You can also enjoy the scenic countryside surrounded by fields, churches and cemeteries that meet exotic land.

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