5 Tourist Attractions Near Sisingamangaraja XII International Airport 

Sisingamangaraja XII or was known as silangit international airport is an airport located in North Tapanuli, North Sumatra. Although the construction started in the Japanese colonial era, this airport was only inaugurated in 2005 by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

In 2018, the name of Silangit Airport was changed to Sisingamangaraja XII International Airport. Most people mention this airport as the main gate to the tourist area of Lake ​​Toba. Several interesting tourist attractions are only 20-30 minutes from the airport.

Tourist Attractions Near Sisingamangaraja XII Airport

These are 5 tourist attractions that we can reach from Silangit Airport easily and quickly.

  1. Bulbul Beach

This natural tourist attraction is a beach on the edge of Toba Lake. Bulbul Beach is located in Balige, and the distance from Sisingamangaraja XII Airport is about 20 km or about 39 minutes driving. Bulbul Beach has many advantages.

The stretch of white sand and blue lake water from this beach looks like Ancol Beach in Jakarta. In addition, the sun sets are also very beautiful. Many activities can be done here, such as swimming, banana boat rides, and playing in the sand.

  1. Sipinsur Geopark

Another interesting tourist spot close to Sisingamangaraja XII Airport is Sipinsur Geopark. This Geopark is in Paranginan, Humbang Hasundutan Regency, which is about 18 km from the airport.

At an altitude of 1200 meters above sea level, Sipinsur Geopark offers beautiful pine forests, camping grounds, playgrounds, and selfie spots. The scenery in this tourist spot is unquestionable.

  1. Sipoholon Hot Spring

Around the area, there is also a hot spring named Sipoholon Hot Spring (Pemandian Sipoholon). This tourist attraction has a beautiful view with short rock cliffs in green, light brown, and white. The water temperature in this natural bath ranges from 40°C to 70°C. Sipoholon Hot Spring is only 10 minutes from Sisingamangaraja XII Airport and very easy to reach.

  1. Meat Village

Meat Village is located half an hour from the airport which is also an interesting tourist village to visit. Here, tourists can see the life of the typical Batak village community, unique traditional houses, making woven sarongs, etc.

  1. Soda Water Pool

The Soda Water Pool in Parbubu is one of a kind. You can get here about 1 hour from Sisingamangaraja XII Airport. To be precise, this natural soda water is located in Parbubu village, North Tapanuli. The water in this pool is bubbly and tastes like sparkling water. Some people believe that the water can cure various kinds of ailments.

Sisingamangaraja XII Airport in North Sumatra is located in a very strategic location that makes it easy for tourists. The many beautiful tourist attractions around it make tourists can’t wait to enjoy the beauty right after getting off the plane.