TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Lake Toba, located in North Sumatra, is one of New Bali tourism destination set by the government since 2016. As the largest volcanic lake in Southeast Asia, Lake Toba offers a full package of natural and cultural tourism such as Pusuk Buhit, Samosir, and historic places of the birth of King Batak.
Tourist can explore Bukit Indah Simarjarunjung with its various famous photo spots and beautiful scenery of Lake Toba as a background.
From the capital city Jakarta, you can book a direct flight to Silangit Airport, now known as Sisimangaraja XII International Airport, located around 79 kilometers away from Toba Lake. The roundtrip ticket is priced at a range of Rp2.4 million to Rp4 million.
From the airport, call a taxi to Parapat which is likely spent you Rp350,000. Then, you have to board a boat heading to Tuk Tuk harbor, Samosir at Rp7,000-Rp10,000 per person.
To stay a night, you can rent a hotel room or other lodgings at a price of Rp100,000 up to Rp1,900,000. Every lodging in Tuk Tuk usually offers tourist bicycle, motorcycle, or package tour of Lake Toba at various prices.