Medan Tour Highlights:

4-Day Samosir Island Taman Simalem Trip Highlights:

  • Lake Toba
  • Parapat Town
  • Samosir Island – Tomok Village, Ambarita Village
  • Berastagi Town
  • Berastagi Fruit Market
  • Taman Simalem Resort
  • Simarjarunjung
  • Sipiso Piso Waterfall
  • Lumbini National Park
  • Maimoon Palace
  • Batik center and Pasar Ikan Lama (traditional market)

Medan Tour Itinerary:

Day 1 : Arrival in Medan ➔ Parapat Town, Lake Toba (Lunch, Dinner)

Upon arrival at Kuala Namu International Airport in Medan, you will be greeted by our professional English & Malay-speaking tour guide. You will start your 4-Day Samosir Island Taman Simalem Trip by proceeding for a 3-hour journey to the town of Parapat in the comfort of our private vehicle. Parapat is located right by Lake Toba and is the gateway to Samosir Island.

On the way to Parapat, you will stop at a local souvenir and snacks shop to purchase unique local products such as Teng Teng and Ting Ting. Lunch will be at a local restaurant.

Once you arrive in Parapat, Arrive at Parapat, you will proceed for check-in at the selected hotel. Later in the night, you’d be having dinner at the hotel’s restaurant.



Day 2 : Parapat ➔ Samosir Island ➔ Parapat ➔ Taman Simalem Resort (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After your hearty breakfast at the hotel, you will continue your 4-Day Samosir Island Taman Simalem Trip. You’ll first take a passenger ferry for a 45-minute cruise across the great Lake Toba to Samosir Island. Samosir Island is a large volcanic island situated in the middle of Lake Toba.

Once you reach Samosir Island, you will first visit Tomok Village where you can see the ancient tomb of King Sidabutar. Next, you will visit Ambarita Village to see the famous stone chairs and execution place of King Siallagan (Only for a group of 10 persons or more). You could wander around the villages to learn more about the history and culture of the Batak people. You will also have the opportunities to practise your bargaining skills with the local sellers to purchase some souvenirs for your loved ones.

Upon returning to Parapat, you will be going to a restaurant for an authentic local lunch. After a filling lunch, we will continue our programme to Taman Simalem Resort.

On the way there, we will stop at Simarjarunjung Hill for some ginger tea and fried bananas (at personal expenses) while enjoying the breath-taking view. Continuing our journey, our next stop will be for the majestic 120m-tall Sipiso-Piso Waterfall. At this point, you will also be able to see a magnificent view of Lake Toba from another angle.

We will proceed to check in once we arrive at Taman Simalem Resort. Spend the rest of the evening exploring and enjoying this huge resort. Dinner will be had at the resort. Retire for the night at the fabulous resort.


Day 3 : Taman Simalem Resort ➔ Berastagi ➔ Medan (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

First thing at dawn, you can catch the breath-taking sunrise at One Hill. Have your breakfast at the hotel and prepare for your trip back to Medan for the third day of your 4-Day Samosir Island Taman Simalem Trip.

You will stop at Lumbini National Park to visit a Buddhist Temple that is a replica of the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar. You will also be able to do some sightseeing in the compound’s huge garden and fields.

Once you reach Medan city, you will visit the unique Velangkanni Church, also known as Our Lady of Velangkanni.  Subsequently, you will visit the 120-year-old Maimoon Palace. You will then refill your stomach at a local restaurant (personal expenses) before proceeding with remaning tour programme.

After a superb lunch, you will drop by at a local Batik Centre and traditional local market (Pasar Ikan Lama) for some textile shopping. You will also get to visit one of the local shopping malls for even more shopping.

At the end of the tour, we will check in at the hotel. Dinner will be at a local restaurant. You will then have the rest of the night to explore Merdeka Walk, City Hall, and other points of interests.


Day 4 : Medan ➔ Airport (Breakfast)

On the last day of your 4-Day Samosir Island Taman Simalem Trip, you will get to explore Medan city at lesirue before being transferred to Kualal Namu International Airport for your flight back home.

Thank you for travelling on our 4-Day Samosir Island Taman Simalem Trip. If you’d like a shorter tour, you could consider our 3D2N Indonesia Medan Package. Otherwise, go for an even longer 5D4N North Sumatra Parapat Berastagi Travel.

For other Indonesian destinations, please visit our sister sites: Bandung, Batam, Bintan.

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Singapore Market Malaysia Market European &
American markets
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Child With Bed 285 715 225
Child Without Bed 215 535 175

Tour Package Details:

4D3N Medan Lake Toba, Taman Simalem Tour Prices Includes:

  • Choice of Lake Toba / Parapat Hotels: Niagara Hotel 4*, Atsari Hotel 3*, Toledo Inn Resort Samosir Island 3*, Toba Village Samosir Island 3*, Toba Beach Hotel Samosir Island 3*
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  • Choice of room in Taman Simalem ResortWaterfall Hotel / Willow Room
  • English & Malay-speaking Driver (Guide) for a group of less than 10 persons // Choice of an English, Malay, or Mandarin-speaking Guide for a group of 10 persons and more
  • Private vehicle transportation with air conditioning.
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Entrance & parking fees
  • 2-way ferry ride to and from Samosir Island
  • Bottles of mineral water throughout the tour


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  • Tipping Tour Guide / Driver S$ 5 / RM 10 per person per day
  • Personal Expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Flight Ticket
  • Visa on Arrival (if needed)



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