6 recommended islands in North Sumatra, Indonesia

Netgenz - Destinations North Sumatra | Hello friends, on this occasion we will discuss the topic of the province of North Sumatra, namely  6 recommended islands in North Sumatra, Indonesia. Natural attractions themselves are a suitable place to spend vacation time and unwind from daily activities, especially for someone who doesn't like crowds, this place is perfect for him. Read more, Aceh Province itself is no less interesting than North Sumatra, also read Top 5 Tourist Destinations in Aceh, Indonesia. And more about the Top 5 Travel Destinations in North Sumatra, Indonesia 


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These are 6 recommended islands in North Sumatra, Indonesia




1. Samosir Island

Samosir Island

Samosir Island



Samosir Island is located in the middle of Lake Toba at an altitude of 1,000 meters above sea level, more precisely in Samosir Regency which is about 4-5 hours drive from the city of Medan. the most enjoyable journey to get to this island is by taking the ferry. With this means of transportation, a traveler can see a hanging stone which according to legend is the incarnation of a princess who ran away and jumped into the lake because she was forced to marry. The main threats on the island are the beautiful sunrise views and well-preserved traditional buildings. It's not complete if you visit North Sumatra but don't set foot in the most iconic tourist spot there, namely Lake Toba.


2. Tello Island

Tello Island

Tello Island



Furthermore, an island that is no less beautiful than other islands, namely Tello Island. To visit this island, it is enough to reach this island by boat or ferry from South Nias Harbor, you can also take a plane from Binaka Nias Airport. This island is also a destination for international surfers because in certain months the waves on the beach can be very high so many surfers visit who want to test their skills. This island has white sandy beaches, a blue sea, and stunning snorkeling sites.


3. Mursala Island

Mursala Island

Mursala Island



Mursala Island is an island that is famous in Indonesia for its natural beauty after Samosir Island. Mursala Island itself or known by foreign tourists as Mansalaar Island has a tourist spot in the form of a waterfall that falls directly into the sea. Mursala Waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Indonesia that you must visit. This waterfall has a height of 35 meters from the hills in the form of steep granite cliffs and the water flows directly through this cliff before falling into the Indian Ocean. This island is very famous not only for local tourists but also for foreign tourists, even a Hollywood film titled King Kong which was released in 2005 was filmed there.


4. Nias Island

Nias Island

Nias Island




Furthermore, Nias Island, Nias Island is an island that was damaged in 2004, when the earthquake and tsunami hit most parts of Aceh, this island was also affected. Plus the big earthquake that followed made this island lose its appeal because there was damage everywhere. One of the famous beaches is Lagundri beach which is a magnet for surfing lovers or surfing sports from all over the world. Nias has a small airport called Binaka. The air route is the fastest route to visit the island.


5. Sibaranun Island

Sibaranun Island

Sibaranun Island


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Sibaranun Island is a small island in the Batu Islands Regency, South Nias, North Sumatra. Of course, the name of this island is still foreign to the ears of domestic tourists. But frankly, this island is a hidden paradise, but oddly enough, it is quite famous among Australian Caucasians. Most Caucasians who come there aim to surf. On this small island, there is also a comfortable and quite quiet inn because it is far from the center of the crowd. If you are a traveler in North Sumatra, precisely in Nias, don't forget to visit this island, because it is very unfortunate if you don't set foot on this island.


6. Berhala Island

Berhala Island

Berhala Island




North Sumatra has a lot of beautiful and interesting tourist objects. There you can enjoy the natural beauty that is not inferior to other countries. One of the attractions that you must visit there is, Pulau Berhala.

The Berhala Island tourist destination is precisely located in Tanjung Beringin District, Serdang Bedagai Regency, North Sumatra. If the island is deserted, you can feel like you are on a private island. Its location on the border between Indonesia and Malaysia makes this island guarded by the TNI, and it is these soldiers who inhabit the Island of Berhala. The main task of the soldiers is to monitor at all times the border area, including the waters around the Island of Berhala. Unlike other tourist attractions, if you want to enjoy the Island of Berhala, visitors must apply for a permit to the marine post in Serdang Bedagai. They will provide a cover letter to show the commander of the guard on the Island of Berhala. There you can see beautiful views of the natural landscape that is still very awake and beautiful. The beach atmosphere invites tourists to immediately play there, and a beautiful panorama as a background for your photos with your family.




Okay, I think the discussion is over, thank you for visiting our blog. And have read articles about 6 recommended islands in North Sumatra, Indonesia. Hopefully, it will be useful for Indonesian netizens, especially Netizen +1 who are confused about finding a place to vacation and unwind from everyday life. Don't forget to also read articles about the 4 recommended lakes in North Sumatra that are worth a visit. Learn more, and Find Tourism and Culinary In Indonesia.
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