Reason Lake Toba to host the Carnival Freedom 2016

Post On: 10 August 2016
In: Travel
August 10, 2016

Reason Lake Toba to host the Carnival Freedom 2016 – The carnival is an annual grand event in commemoration of the independence of the Republic of Indonesia. The event is filled with many events including the parade of boats decorated with colorful lights in Lake Toba, and other music concerts.

Lake Toba designated as the venue of the Carnival Freedom, 2016. The event will take place on 20 to 21 August 2016.

Lake Toba Festival

The election of a lake covering an area of 1,145 square kilometers as the center of the celebration of Independence of the Republic of Indonesia (RI) to 71 because they have the potential of tourism and road infrastructure that is adequate.

“Lake Toba selected as a destination priority and infrastructure development continue to be scaled preparation highway from Pematangsiantar to the area of Lake Toba in Parapat which will begin next year,” said Minister of Tourism (Menpar) Arief Yahya in Sapta Pesona Building, Central Jakarta, Wednesday, July 10, 2016.

Cool atmosphere and breathtaking views of green mountains coupled with a stretch of blue water make the region of Lake Toba become a favorite tourist destination.

“Especially now Lake Toba to 10 tourist destinations are being developed to compete with Bali,” said Arief.

Menpar also said that with this event the Lake Toba will also be known by the objects of exceptional natural attractions.

“The event was also simultaneously echoing the name of tourism of Lake Toba as it became one of the New Bali ’10 programs,” said Menpar.

For those of you who want to enjoy the beauty of this lake, you can visit places which present natural landscape is very alluring as follows.

Samosir island

Samosir Island is an island in the middle of Lake Toba. By visiting this island you can enjoy the beauty of Lake Toba from various angles with a soothing view of the eye.


Parapat is a tourist attraction in the region of Lake Toba which presents the beauty of natural scenery. Along the way from Lake Toba, you can enjoy the natural beauty of the town of Parapat.

Island Sibandang

Tourist attractions in the tourist area of Lake Toba must be visited next is Sibandang Island. The island is located in Tapanuli Utara subdistrict of Muara is surrounded by Lake Toba.

From this island, you can enjoy the beauty of Lake Toba from all directions. To reach this island, tourists can rent a boat that many rented by people around the island.


If you want to enjoy the beauty of Lake Toba from a height, then you are obliged to come to the village Tongging northern part of Lake Toba. From this village, you can see the view of Lake Toba from an altitude of 900 meters above sea level.

Well, the event is expected to be the representation of diverse ethnic and cultural nation and become a festival that attracts attention. With the event, it can also promote existing attractions around Lake Toba

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