Traditional Life At Lingga Village

Explore indigenous Karo Batak culture with a trip to the traditional villlage of Lingga where ancient culture continues to be preserved today. A short trip from Berastagi, Lingga is one of the most popular places for visitors to come and discover what traditional Karo life was and still is like.

Here you will see the distinctive Batak houses with their horned roofs. Some of these houses are still occupied.

There are regular opelet to Lingga from Kabanjahe. From Berastagi you can get an ‘opelet’ from the bus terminal to Kabanjahe.

Lingga Village, North Sumatra (Source :

At Berastagi ask at a guesthouse for advice on arranging a guide who will be able to give a cultural overview of the Karo people.


Go to Berastagi then use a car to visit this picturesque village.

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