Medan Indonesia – Toba Lake is located in North Sumatra, it is about one kilometer from the city center, Tarutung. It is also near from Medan City, Indonesia. Toba is a tekto-volcanic lake with a length of 100 kilometers and 30 kilometers wide, located in North Sumatra Province, Indonesia. This lake is the largest lake in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. In the middle of this lake, there is a volcanic island called Pulau Samosir. With a height of almost one kilometer above sea level and surrounded by rows of volcanoes that are parts of the Bukit Barisan Mountains make Lake Toba so cool and beautiful. A lot of palm trees and pine thrives around Lake Toba add to the beauty of this lake.
On the north side of Toba Lake, you can meet monkeys, orangutans, and several types of monkeys. Meanwhile, in the southern part of Toba Lake, there are different types of fauna such as lingur monkeys, tapirs, and ingkir. Surely it is also unique because of the lake as if it serves as a dividing line ecology fauna in the north and south of Toba Lake. As far as the eye could see, the visible beauty of the lake surrounded by a row of mountains is so beautiful and amazing. Sometimes thick fog covers the lake cool and cold. If there is no fog, the curve of Toba Lake is so beautiful to be admired. Yes, Toba Lake like a sea in the middle of the land which is really cool. You can observe the beautiful curve of Toba Lake through Tele-Tower. Especially when it is seen in the morning, the scenery is so beautiful to remember this tower is located on the hillside. You can find the Tower Tele between Pangururan and Sidikalang.
To visit Toba Lake, you can go by car or motorcycle from Sibolga, through Tarutung. For domestic or international tourists, you can also rent a vehicle to make you easier to go from one to another place without getting any difficulty. At the area around Toba Lake, there are complete facilities that have been provided such as restrooms, wide parking area, restaurants, photography service. You can relax by seeing the beauty of Toba Lake from above or from the land. Do not forget to bring your camera so you can take pictures with the background of Toba Lake. Visit Toba Lake and see the beauty of Medan through it!