In Karo Regency, North Sumatra, there is a beautiful waterfall named Sipiso-piso Waterfall.
Located in Karo Regency, North Sumatra, this waterfall is not too far from the residential area of Tongging Village and becomes one of the tourist attractions on the island of Sumatra for domestic and foreign tourists.
Beauty view of Sipiso-piso Waterfall
Sipiso-piso Waterfall is located in the hills with an altitude of about 800 meters above sea level and is surrounded by pine forests. W
Sipiso-piso Waterfall has a height of about 120 meters and becomes one of the highest waterfalls in Indonesia.
Before you see the waterfall up close, pay a visit to the viewing post located at the top of the hill. You will see the beautiful scenery of Tanah Karo. From this viewing post, you can also enjoy the beauty of Samosir Island, an island in the middle of Lake Toba.
Then, you can continue the journey along the ridge to mingle with the beauty of Sipiso-piso Waterfall, takes about one hour to reach the bottom of this waterfall.
With the combination of lush green pine trees and the roaring sound of the waterfall, it makes your mood and mind feel peaceful and serene.
History of Sipiso-piso Waterfall
The name of Sipiso-piso comes from the word piso (pisau) which means blade. This name was given because the heavy flow of water that falls from the hill is resembling a sharp blade.
Location and how to reach that place
Sipiso-piso Waterfall is situated in Tongging Village, Karo Regency, North Sumatra Province. Its location approximately 24 km from Kabanjahe City.
It takes about 2 hours if you use public transportation from Medan, North Sumatra. You can take a bus with the route heading to Kabanjahe City, which. Then, after arriving at Kabanjahe, the journey continues by bus to Lake Toba. The trip takes about 30 minutes with a distance of about 24 km.
Facilities at Sipiso-piso Waterfall
Some of the facilities at Sipiso-piso Waterfall are quite adequate, such as the availability of parking lots and food stalls. And for lodging, you can find them around Tongging Village and Kabanjahe Village.
At Sipiso-piso Waterfall, you can buy souvenirs for relatives or friends at a souvenir shop in this tourist spot.