Lake Toba and Nias Island as one of the flagship tourism in Indonesia

Lake Toba

Discover the warmth of the Batak tribes musical people in the region around Lake Toba and at the same time giving the serious impression on Nias tribe who settled on Nias Island. The unique tribe that still have the megalithic culture environment, adventuring and mingle in the traditional culture of their traditional peoples.

Samosir Island

The regions contained in the strategic plan of tourism development through the Indonesia Ministry of Tourism which sets 88 strategic tourist areas in Indonesia. Lake Toba with a length of 100 kilometers and 30 kilometers wide, the largest volcanic lake in the world - formed from supervolcano activity about 74,000 years ago, with Samosir Island in the middle of the lake.

The famous stone "fahombo" jumping of Nias

Nias Island with an area of 5,625 km² in the west of North Sumatra separated by oceans is an important tourist attraction, the world class surfing spots, the unique traditional house, diving spots area, and the famous fahombo, the stone jumping.

Tourist areas thrive if given the carrying capacity synergistically through local governments, that directly adjacent to this region. The region is able to evolve in a positive way based on a natural and local potential in its tourist attractions, which is awaiting UNESCO recognition as a national geopark.

(Source Antara, Kompas, Travel Kompas /Images J Mudas)


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