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Efrata Waterfall

By Trisna Putri Kusumawati in Adventure

Jul 26, 2021

Samosir Island, North Sumatra, has many waterfall tours that are easy to find there. One of the most famous waterfalls is Efrata Waterfall, with a height of about 26 km with a width of about 10-12 meters.

This waterfall is in the village of Sosor Dolok, Harian District. Efrata Waterfall is about 20 km from Samosir Regency with a distance of approximately 1 and a half hours, and the fee charged to enjoy this waterfall tour is less than Rp. 10,000. This waterfall is already famous by tourists who come to Samosir Island and is a must-visit spot.

It feels like something is missing when you come to Lake Toba but don’t visit this favourite tourist spot. Efrata Waterfall is located in remote corners of rocky cliffs close to Lake Toba, located about 100 meters walk from the vehicle parking lot. It will not be difficult to find this tourist location because even though it is located in remote areas, many people know about Efrata Waterfall. During the trip to Efrata Waterfall will present you with a vast expanse of green in rice fields, many towering trees and cool air, which is very difficult to find in big cities.

This one tourist spot is perfect for travellers who want to vacation in a calm atmosphere accompanied by the sound of the roar of water falling from the top of the cliff; the water is cold and very clear, but because the place is very integrated with nature, it is not uncommon to meet tree trunks and fallen leaves scattered on the water and in the surrounding environment, the source of this Efrata Waterfall comes from the Bukit Barisan. This waterfall and is strongly supported by the beauty of the surrounding nature to produce Instagrammable photos and is suitable to be the best photo spot for photographers.