Samosir Island, is a large volcanic island in Lake Toba, located in the north of Sumatra in Indonesia. Lake Toba itself is the site of a massive super volcanic eruption estimated that occurred 69,000 to 77,000 years ago, causing a climate-changing event. The lake is about 100 kilometres long, 30 kilometres wide, and up to 505 metres deep. It is the largest volcanic lake in the world.
Samosir Island and Lake Toba are offering magnificent panoramas named as the next big thing after Bali. The island is the center of the Batak culture and many of this people’s artifacts remain on the island. Moreover, the people believe that this island was the origin of Batak people because of there is Pusuk Buhit. Pusuk Buhit is a hill with an altitude of more than 1800 meters above the surface of Lake Toba. The hill is believed to be the universe or “Mulajadi Nabolon” or the Almighty God who revealed himself there.