This lake is located at the foot of Mount Sinabung Taneh Karo, about 50 km from the city of Medan. Compared with the broad reach of Lake Toba 1265 square kilometers, Lake Lau Kawar wide with only 200 hectares of what is that. However, Lau Kawar actually have a charm that no less beautiful than the Toba of the world already.Lake water is clear and calm, and the air is cool, is greeting the first time to reach this lake.To feel the beauty of the more time standing at the lakeside.In addition to the water is clean and quiet, rimbunan trees encircle the lake is a distinctive charm. Incessant clearing in the middle of the wild, in fact there is still a relatively sustainable forests.
Lake Lau Kawar in Gugung Kuta Village, Kecamatan Simpang Empat, Karo District, North Sumatra, is one of two lakes in the Leuser Ecosystem Area (KEL), in addition to Lake Marpunge.
This lake is one of the main gate of the climber to reach the summit of Mount Sinabung which has a height of 2451 meter dpl. So far, the highest mountain in North Sumatra is one of the favorites for the mountain climber.
In addition, Deleng (hill) Lancuk located in the vicinity of Lake Lau Kawar can also be tracking the path for the captivating holiday that do not want to bother climbing Sinabung.
And terrain around the lake can be a favorite place to stay with the tent up during the ascent to Mount Sinabung.