Formed in a volcanic eruption around 75,000 years ago, Lake Toba was the largest in 25 million years. It is 100 km long and 30 km wide, and 505 m at its deepest level. As one of beautiful and unique place to visit in Indonesia. Lake Toba is home to the Batak people who have a unique, interesting culture. The Batak people are mostly Christian, very friendly and welcoming, they also love music and singing. Situated in the huge crater lake of Toba, Samosir Island is the heart of the Toba Batak culture. You will find many traditional villages along its shoreline. On the east side of the island, the land rises steeply from a narrow strip of flat land along the lake’s water edge climbing to a central plateau that towers some 780 meters above the waters. From this height one can have a wonderful panoramic view on this magnificent blue lake.