On Samosir Island, there is one of the most popular beaches called Tuk-Tuk. Despite the beach being located on the territory of the national park, it is open for visitors. Near it, there is picturesque Mount Belirang that is very popular with hikers. In the submontane area and on the mountain slopes, you can admire rare plants during hiking tours. The mountainous district also attracts with several thermal springs, which water has incomparable healing properties.
Bintang Island is very popular with young tourists. It is a perfect place for beach recreation. There are a lot of tiny resorts with cheap hotels and a peaceful atmosphere. There are also a lot of pubs and disco clubs at the coast. You can have fun at such resorts 24 hours a day. Local beaches are perfect for water sports.
You should certainly diversify your vacation on Sumatra Island with your acquaintance with food traditions. National restaurants offer its visitors a lot of popular rice dishes that are not so expensive. Different meat and seafood dishes are also cooked here. If you are looking for national delicacies, you should drop in local markets. There is a wide choice of fresh vegetables and exotic fruit. Some of the most favorite desserts of tourists are fruit juices and salads.