Samosir Island is a island in the middle of Lake Toba in North Sumatra. An island with a height of 1,000 meters above sea level. Naidoo became the district in January 2004. Previously, the island is part of Toba Samosir. Consists of 9 districts, namely Pangururan (Capital District), Daily, Sianjur Mulamula, Nainggolan, Onan bronze, Palipi, Ronggur Nihuta, Simanindo, and Sitio-Tio. Each district has attractions, which if managed properly will bring added value to the island with a population of 131 000 inhabitants.
Samosir Island is believed to be the origin of the Batak people. Because, on the island is precisely in Pusuk Buhit Sianjur Mulamula District is the origin of the Batak people. Pusuk Buhit the hills with an altitude over 1,800 meters above the surface of Lake Toba. The hills are believed to be the universe or “Mulajadi Nabolon” (Almighty God) appeared. In this district there is a village of the township Sianjur Mulamula the first group of Batak society.
The village is located in the foothills of Pusuk Buhit. In this village there is a cultural heritage in the form of a miniature house Si Raja Batak. For information, call Raja Batak not because of the position as king and have dominion, but rather on respect for ancestors descendants Batak Batak tribe. Circulating information call, Raja Batak originated from Thailand through Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, to arrive at Sianjurmulamula. Other information call Raja Batak came from India through the Gayo Alas Barus or to get to Lake Toba.Readmore…
Paragliding at Samosir Island
Samosir Island is an island surrounded by toba lake, is one of the best place to do paragliding. Fly from the top of samosir island its called siulakhosa, you can enjoy the scenery and landed on the toba lake. Beautiful scenery, fresh water, I’m sure its one of the best place. For a beginner, you can find a training facility too in huta ginjang samosir, and for professionals there is an event/competition that held yearly. Readmore…
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