Place of interest
Place of Interest

Place of Interest

Taman Alam Lumbini

Taman Alam Lumbini is a Buddhist temple located at Berastagi. It is a claimed as the second highest replica of "Shwedagon Pagoda" in Yangon, Myanmar outside the country and the highest in Indonesia. With total of 3 hectares area, visitor also can enjoy the natural park in the same complex.

Sipiso–Piso Waterfall

This is a narrow waterfall in Karo highland; falling from a great height into a gorge is situated 24 km from Kabanjahe, to the north of Lake Toba. This area is famed for its beautiful landscape, including this 360 foot-high waterfall. You can see the blue-green hills and the magnificent Lake Toba in the distance.


Tongging is also situated at the most northerly point of Lake Toba, in the vicinity of Sipiso-piso waterfall. The main attraction along the way to Tongging is the panoramic scenery, as the road runs along a plateau overlooking Lake Toba. You can fish here for fun and quaint cottages are available to rent overnight for reasonable rates.


This is a village where you can see traditional Karo houses on stilts with high, pointed roofs-unchanged through the ages. The village lies 4 km from Kabanjahe and 15 km south of Berastagi. Some of the house and structures in the village are more than 200 years old. They are well preserved and still inhabited today.


Kabanjahe is not far from Berastagi (only 11 km away). The majority population here make a living from farming and they still maintain the traditional ways and custom. This town also offers its various, tasty fruits such as oranges, bananas and passion fruit marquisa.

Barusjahe Village

This is another village with traditional Karo houses such as those found at lingga. Here the villages also live accordance with the old customs and traditions, thereby maintaining the original Karonese culture.


Peceren is another traditional Karo village located in Berastagi approximately 300 m from the main road. Here you can taste the traditional cakes called wajik (Glutinous rice cakes).

Lau Debuk – Debuk

This place is about 60 km from Medan in the direction of berastagi at the foot of Mt. Sibayak. There is warm, phosphorus spring, whose water can seemingly cure various skin itches.

Gundaling Hill

The hill is a well known recreational place for youth and families either for domestic or foreign tourists. One can enjoy the panoramic view of Mount Sibayak and mount Sinabung and Berastagi town. Gundaling hill is 2 Km from Berastagi.

Hot Spring of Mount Semangat

The tourism object is a bathing place with natural hot spring which has been well managed by making swimming pools with different heat commensurate with the visitor's requirements. This hot spring contains little element of sulfur. The Hot Spring is about 13 Km from Berastagi.

Mount Sibayak

Mount Sibayak is an active volcano located at 2,172 metres above sea level, hiking is through tropical forest, and it is an activity which is full of challenge. Hiking can begin at Jaranguda village, about 15 km from Berastagi and would take about three hours to reach the top.