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"tuk tuk"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"nice view"
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Visiting My mother in law in Sumatra was an eye opener AS she lives in lake Toba and is still very customary AS My wife found out. See the Man is like King and woman does everything for him so i couldnt do anything in...More

1  Thank Bradley D
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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Pakkodian beach is one of the toba lake destination found in Balige, Toba Samosir. I think this beach has an interesting natural charm and has its own sensation. The proof, when I went there I saw the scenery is still natural. In addition, there we...More

2  Thank Natalia S
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

This lake is very huge and have interesting history behind it. I stayed at tuk tuk area and that area was very quiet and not many tourist. Perfect if you just want to relax and enjoy the view. But the infrastructure on that island was...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Visited Lake Toba after 21 years and found that the condition has deteriorated. The hotel that we stayed at previously, near the lake, was abandoned and in ruins. This was the case for a lot of hotels there. This time we stayed at Niagara Lake...More

1  Thank satwantpool
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

This is our second visit to Tuk Tuk , on Lake Toba . First staying at Carolina ,then Toba Village Inn . They are both great resorts , with good rooms and food, helpful staff , and tours / onward travel provided . Both are...More

2  Thank chrisandwendy_12
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

I tried to avoid few tourists places like Bali and Bromo some other world most famous places before I was planning to visit Lake Toba. And when I found Lake Toba I was amazed by her peacefulness and various foods with btf lake, I book...More

Thank HAOGANG M
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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

We are gathering here in Toba Lake in Northern Sumara. This lake now is different from when i stayed here in some years ago... i cannot call this place as a comfort tourism spot anymore... seem many changes happenned here... too bad

Thank Iwan R
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Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Astonishing view. At the bay, there will be boat service that will bring passager to the tomok island. Along the way, it so comforting to enjoy the view. I advise you to take tour guide. To Muslim, it is not advisable to travel without local/tour...More

Thank ummidayanakz
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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

The lake is huge and surrounded by hills with an island inside it. Since its approx 900m above sea level the climate is quite pleasant. We took ferry and went to tuk tuk. Lots of home stays and hotels around lake to have a relaxed...More

Thank Rakesh P
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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

We went to berastagi,lake Toba and samosir island. Lake Toba is a nice place. There is a waterfall down there. People who don't mind climbing steps can visit that one. Would recommend this for a short trip.

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Mike Y
April 9, 2018|
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Response from Esther R | Reviewed this property |
its ok if no traffic jam from Medan - Parapat (ferry)
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Mike Y
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Rakesh P | Reviewed this property |
I guess you are looking to stay at Tuk Tuk on Samosir island. last ferry to tuk tuk is at around 7 pm so better to book at parapat and stay overnight. Besides ferry ride in daytime will be more intresting, do keep some warm... More
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