Sipoholon hot spring in North Tapanuli is surrounded by white limestone hills. When you travel to Sipoholon hot spring, besides being able to feel the cool mountain air, you can also enjoy the beautiful scenery while bathing in hot water. The hot spring is located in Situmeang Habinsaran, Sipoholon District, North Tapanuli, North Sumatra. The location is very strategic and easy to access.
When you enter the Sipoholon hot spring area, you will see mountains of sand that emit a white color similar to cotton. It has a temperature of around 40 to 70 degrees Celsius; it’s appropriate for you to get relaxed. The sulfur content in this bath is said to be able to cure skin diseases and smooth the skin. Besides being visited for health, this bath is also visited by tourists who like photography. They deliberately come to get the best photos in the most beautiful place in North Tapanuli. After bathing and soaking in warm water, usually the visitors feel hungry. They can go directly to the stalls or restaurants that are available not far from the hot spring.
To visit this place, you only take about 7 minutes by motor vehicles from Tarutung City. Meanwhile, to get to Tarutung, you take about 4 to 5 hours from Medan City, the capital of North Sumatra. To enter this tourism spot, you only need to pay a ticket worth Rp 5,000 per person. Sipoholon hot spring is a natural bath that was formed due to the eruption of Mount Marimbang which contains sulfur.