Also renowned as Sir Bhum Chun, Sarchu is one of the most thrilling places to visit in Ladakh. Located on the boundary of Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh, Sarchu is known to attract many adventure seekers due to its wonderful location.
Often used as a halting place when traveling from Manali to Leh, Sarchu is also known for its Indian army base camp near Tsarap Chu river. It is famous for offering many exhilarating trekking opportunities as it is known for its barren lands and arid landscapes carved beautifully by nature.
Highlights: Due to its strategic importance, Sarchu is one of the notable places to visit. Since the ancient times, it comprised an integral place in the silk route.
Best time to visit: Since it remains closed in winters due to snow, the months from June to September are best for planning a trip to Sarchu.
Location: Sarchu lies on the Leh Manali Highway.
Distance from Leh: Sarchu is located at a distance of 260 kilometers from Leh city.