Tuktuk Siadong Village is located in Simanindo District, Samosir Regency, North Sumatra Province. This small peninsula is located between Tomok Village and Ambarita Village. This area is an area of interest to foreign tourists where most of the year visited.
Tuktuk Siadong Village, has been renowned as one of the best locations to enjoy the beauty of Lake Toba. The landscape of green so spoil the eyes combined with Batak-style buildings. Here you will feel the atmosphere as on the beach but the air temperature is very cool.
The village of Tuktuk Siadong is very beautiful and the atmosphere is quiet suitable for picnic with family or for honeymooners. Here the calm lake waters aligned with the meadow or buffalo plowing the fields. Green forest and traditional village of Batak give birth to its own impression and nuance to perfect your holiday.
Tuktuk Siadong is located on the peninsula which is a tourist area (central tourism district). Visitors enjoy marine tourism here such as swimming, diving, sailing, canoeing, fishing, and more. In the region is also filled with accommodation, restaurants, and creative industries, especially carvings.
Lake Toba itself becomes the largest freshwater reservoir in Southeast Asia with tropical mountains stretching about 1,100 km with a maximum depth of about 450 meters. This lake is in the peak of old volcanic about 905 meters above sea level. There are 7 districts around Lake Toba, namely Simalungun, Toba Samosir, North Tapanuli, Humbang Hasundutan, Dairi, Karo, and Samosir. The latter is famous for its beautiful natural scenery and tourist destinations, especially Parapat in Simalungun and Tuktuk Siadong on Samosir Island.
Things To Do.
Lodging in the form of star hotels is usually located just on the edge of the lake. Some of them have separate areas where tourists can enjoy the lake atmosphere. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of Lake Toba with canoe, jetski, water bike, or why not swim as much as possible on the edge of the lake. Fishing can also be an alternative entertaining activity
The road trip to Parapat takes about 4-5 hours from Medan. There is a train mode from Medan to Pematang Siantar then continue the trip by bus to Parapat with journey about 1 hour.
Bus trips are available directly to Samosir, mainly by route through Lubuk Pakam, Tebing Tinggi, and towards Pematang Siantar.
Saksang baked goods, arsik, and ayam padar are some culinary kulak commonly served in many restaurants in the region.
Enjoying a cup of coffee at one of the lakeside cafes will enhance your relaxed atmosphere at dusk while enjoying Sunset
Use Bicycles, motorbikes, or boats to get around in this area. BeMo (Becak Motor) is very famous here cost about starting from Rp 10.000, – depending on the distance of destination.
• The air temperature in this area is quite cold and sometimes foggy so it is advisable that you bring enough sweaters.
• Generally tourists who live here can be one to two months. They are usually backpackers by bringing a car or motorcycle to Samosir Island which is crossed by a ferry from the Ajibata ferry port.
• Samosir public transport from Tomok to Pangururan and back completely did not pass through Tuk-Tuk Siadong. Therefore, the choice is ojek or rental car.
• For you a Muslim needs to ask what kind of processed pork or not. However, there are many restaurants that provide food for you Muslims.