North Sumatera is a province known for the culture of Batak.
Medan is the third largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya. It’s located in the north of Sumatera. It has approximately 2 million of residents. The area is 265.10 km2 large and discovered by Karo people from Karo island called Guru Patimpus Sembiring Pelawi.
Batak is one of the biggest ethnic in Indonesia that live in North Sumatera. There are total 6.076.440 Batak people shattered in the region of North Sumatera, even at Toba. Batak is slightly different from many
About 200 km from Medan, the capital city of North Sumatera, you will find lake Toba, The biggest lake in Indonesia. Lake Toba is a volcanic lake, that was formed after the eruption 75.000 years. Samosir is a small island in Lake Toba with the area of 630km². It’s the land of the Batak tribe. Lake Toba, Samosir island and the tribe of Batak attract many tourists to come to north Sumatera. The Batak people live in the traditional
Orangutan is an endemic primate of Indonesia. Sumatera is the region after Kalimantan in Indonesia where Orangutan lived. Sumatera is also the place for the conservation of Orangutan.
TANGKAHAN , Elephant Conservation Center
Tangkahan is a small village in the Mount Leuser National Park in North Sumatera. It is located on the junction between 2 rivers, Buluh and
Elephant camp is located around 15-20 minutes’ walk along the river from the visitor center in Tangkahan. There, they bath the elephant every day from 09.00 am
Destinations of Sumatera