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Private Tour: Karo Highlands and Lake Toba from Medan
"You will be picked up from your accommodation in Medan between 8am – 9am to begin your drive along the fascinating route through the jungle to the mountain village of Brastagi in the Karo Highlands.  Spend time in Brastagi between 10am – the Sibayak and the Sinabung. Brastagi was around during the colonial times a famous mountain resort because of its pleasant cool climate.   Visit the colorful fruit market Brastagi between 11:15am -11:45am. Brastagi has volcanic fruitf mangistan Solanum Betaceum which is locally called Terong Belanda oranges and a variety of flowers.  At 11:45am – 12:30pm drive to the traditional village of Dokan to see traditional Karo Dokan houses where people still live. In these traditional houses named Djambur 8 families occupy one house. Cattle
From $65.00
 
Kuala Selangor Firefly Tour including Seafood Dinner
"You will be picked up from Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel and transfer to Kuala Selangor that will take approximately 1.5 hours. Kuala Selangor is a small village that well-known for attraction alongside the Selangor River that flows through the village. silvered leaf monkeys and long tail macaques.You’ll head to a nearby fishing village for a typical seafood dinner before making your way to Kampung Kuantan.Around 6:30pm you'll visit to Malay Village which is Kampung Kuanatan where they will board a boat. Life jackets are provided and the boatman would row the boat along the river. As mentioned earlier here millions of fireflies present us with a dazzling display of lights flickering in synchronous that resemble twinkling electric lights on a Christmas tree. Definitely you'll will be bedazzled and the sight will take your breath away! Once comp you'll be depart from Kuala Selangor around 8:30pm and back to Kuala Lumpur with sweet memories in the comfort private vehicle.""""Firefly Park Resort Bukit Belimbing in Kuala Selangor
From $94.00
 
Private Tour: Kuala Selangor Fireflies River Ride Including Dinner from Kuala Lumpur
"This trip starts by pickup at your hotel lobby in Kuala Lumpur city area around 3:30pm. We will depart to the first stop Bukit Malawati or Malawati Hills situated in Kuala Selangor District about 43miles (70km) from Kuala Lumpur. This hill is kno Bukit Malawati become the tourist attractions as stop visit to see and interact with the monkeys known as Silver Leaf Monkey. Some of the monkeys will climb and sit on the shoulder to get a tourist attention to feed them. There are three main tribe of Silver Leaf Monkey in Malawati Hill. Tourist are advice to adhere the safety briefing before feeding the Monkey.We will then move on to Kuala Selangor Sea Food Restaurant for we will depart to Kampung Kuantan Fireflies Park – to watch fireflies. During the boat ride you will be assigned together with your family as we prefer you to stay with your family or loved one to enjoy the scenery and the beautiful fireflies.You will be transported back to your hotel safely with an excellent experience with your family."""
From $54.00

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The Sipiso-Sipo Waterfall at Danau Toba north

Great Landmark and tourist point, coming via main street from Berastagi via Merak.First stop at the great parking place. Nice photo stop at the Sipiso-Sipo Waterfall. Maybe it es able to go down- but...
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Graves at Tomok (1)

The graves of the local kings or radjas of Tomok, members of the Sidabutar dynasty. Out of respect for the kings, you will be required to wear a scarf around your neck or waist. I later found out on...
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Stone Chairs of Ambarita (2)

The central stone goes by the name of 'The King's Dining Table' or 'The Dining Table of the Cannibal King' or some other fanciful name. Even though most travel guidebooks mention the stone and its...
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Rumah Adat - Batak Traditional Houses

I think the Rumah Adat - Batak Traditional Houses are the most beautiful houses I have ever seen. I wish the house owner could invite me in to have tea and scone :-)) I would love to see what inside...
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Churches and Graveyards

Almost all Bataks are Christian, so you can also see a lot of churches and christian cemeteries along the road to Parapat. All there are small and bigger churches and graves in small and grand...
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Beautiful Sceneries of Danau Toba

I just spent an hour in Samosir Island, anyway, I will come back again in June 2013 and intend to spend at least 3 days in Danau Toba. So, I'm saying bye-bye to Danau Toba and Samosir Island. I took a...
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Things to do in Tomok - Shopping!!

There are many shops here and many things to buy, like lake toba t-shirts, dresses, wood cravings, batik sarong, shoes and Danau toba souvenirs. I, very well telling myself to buy ulos...
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Carve Serpents, Lizard, Big Breast and Scary Faces

You can see a lot of ornaments put outside wall of Batak Houses, they are meant to chase away evil influences. Like in Picture 1 and 2. And they used natural colors like red clay for red color,...
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Circle of Statues

Beside the Tomb of King Sidabutar, you can see a circle of statues craved from stone. These statues are doing the traditional ritual asking for rain.. The Batak people still doing this ritual but is...
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Si Gale-Gale

Sigale Gale is a wooden puppet that can dance with the arms, head and body moving, another interesting feature to see in Tomok, Samosir Island. At certain time, there is a show to see Sigale Gale...
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Tomb of King Sidabutar

Once you reached Tomok in Samosir Island, take a right turn and there is a little uphill and a shortcut to the Tomb of King Sidabutar. Its a sunday and a holiday, so be expected to see a lot of...
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Samosir Island

Samosir Island is the home of Batak people. The Island is in the middle of Danau Toba (Lake Toba) Can you believe the lake is the size of Singapore and with an island Samosir Island , in the middle...
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Batu Gantung in Danau Toba

The ferry will take you to see the Hanging Stone (Batu Gantung) Legend I written in the intro. I didn't catch up what everyone was looking, I thought the cliff got the shape of dog head, I have to go...
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Ferry to Tomok, Samosir Island 2

The trip from Parapat to Tomok is approx 40 minutes. Our boat had quite a lot of Muslim local tourists, both young and old. It was fun mixing with them, exchanging smile and start sharing their...
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"Spend at least one week here!!!!"
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"Kick back and meet the Toba people!"
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