Parapat The Famous Port of Toba Lake
Tourist Spot | Oct 16, 2019
Parapat City is a small town in Girsang Sipangan Bolon District, Simalungun Regency, North Sumatra. Parapat better known as the main access to Lake Toba or Samosir Island. Parapat is often crowded with tourists and there are also many tourist areas that are worth visiting.
- Tuk Tuk Village
The village located in Simanindo, Samosir, North Sumatra. And Tuk Tuk Village is famous for its beautiful views of Lake Toba and its beautiful beaches. You can also do fun activities such as rent bicycle, try new taste of local food, shopping souvenir at shops that sell ulos cloth (the original Batak woven cloth) and Batak flutes and enjoy the culture and traditions of the Tuk Tuk Village community.
2. Ajibata Harbor
The location is bustling by several tourists who want to cross. At Ajibata Harbor, you can enjoy the view of the sunrise and sunset, also see the children cheerfulness while they are swimming and diving in the sea to pick up coins that tossed by passengers on board.
3. The Legendary of Batu Gantung
The place where a legendary stone tells the origin of the name and place of Parapat. Once upon a time a girl who was an arranged marriage with a man who she did not love then the girl plunged into a hole filled with rocks around the abyss while saying, “Merapatlah”.
4. Pusuk Buhit
It is one of the Toba supervolcano mountains which holds many legends and mysteries. You can trekking to the top of Pusuk Buhit, the journey takes about 5 hours. And your eyes will be spoiled by the beautiful view of Lake
5. Simarjarunjung Hill
Want to watch the contours of the hills lined up on the banks of Lake Toba? This view is truly impressive. No wonder that Simarjarunjung Hill is photographer’s favorite place.
6. Soekarno’s Exile House
This historic white-painted European-style house is still well-maintained up to now, and has undergone several renovations. Soekarno’s exile house located on the outskirts of Lake Toba, of course, the phenomenal beautiful scenery will be spoiling for your eyes.
7. Luban Silintong Beach, Balige
This famous Parapat tourist spot called Pantai or in the local language Pante which means white sand. At Luban Silintong Beach, you can also enjoy Batak specialties in resting areas and floating cafes.
8. Sipiso Piso Waterfall
Haven’t you visited Sipiso Piso Waterfall? The Sipiso Piso waterfall is located near Lake Toba, Tongging Village. This place is located at an altitude of 1,300 meters above sea level.
9. Sibaganding Ape Tourist Park
Sibaganding is Ape Tourist Park for harborage animals such as monkeys and apes.. The place itself is surrounded by flora and fauna. Ape Tourist Park Sibaganding is near Parapat City and located 40 kilometers from Pematangsiantar City. Sibaganding ape tourist park covers 50 hectares, is always crowded by visitors who traveled around this area while looking at monkeys and monkeys fed.
10. Cape Unta, Simalungun
Indonesian First President Soekarno who gave the name Tanjung Unta or Cape Unta because of the shape of this place which resembles a camel hump. You can also do natural activities such as camping, boating, fishing to jet skiing.