Sarchu lies on the boundary of Himachal Pradesh and Leh Ladakh and on its south is Lachulung La and Baralacha La is on its north. It is llovated at an altitude of 4290 meters in the Himalayan range. For trekkers going to Zanskar Mountain it is the starting point. In Sarchu tented accommodations are available for tourists going to Manali, Leh, Lahaul and Spiti.
Sarchu Tour Packages
Best Sarchu Holiday Packages
Manali – Jispa – Sarchu – Leh – Nubra Valley – Pangong Lake - Manali
Srinagar – Kargil – Leh – Nubra Valley – Turtuk - Pangong – Sarchu - Jispa – Manali
- Enjoy Shikara ride
- Visit Kargil War Memorial
- Explore Leh
- Ride on the Bactrian camel
- Sightsee Diskit Monastery
- Witness the Pangong Lake
- Cross the high passes
- Nubra Valley sightseeing
Ques: Where is Sarchu located?
Ans: Sarchu is nestled between the Baralacha La pass to the south and Lachulung La to the north on Manali-Leh Highway, at a height of 4,290 meters. It lies on the boundary of Himachal Pradesh and LehLadakh Union Territory.
Ques: What is Sarchu most popular for?
Ans: Sarchu is basically an overnight stop for the road journeys originating from Himachal Pradesh going towardsLehLaddakh. It is also starting point for various treks like zanskar trek etc.
Ques: What kind of accommodations are there in Sarchu?
Ans: In Sarchu you can find many tented camp accommodation offering basic accommodation. There is Army Base camp on the bank of Tsarap Chu river where you can find the accommodation. You can also try for Government guests house too.
Ques: Is Sarchua year round destination?
Ans: Since Sarchu is between the passes, it is only open in summers from May to September. During winters, the road gets blocked due to heavy snowfall.
Ques: What is the altitude of Sarchu?
Ans: The altitude in Sarchu is 4290 meters.
Ques: Are there any restaurants in Sarchu?
Ans: There aren’t’ many options to eat, almost negligible. There are some stalls at the camp site that offers Soups, Momos, Noodles etc.
Ques: Are there any short treks from Sarchu which are available?
Ans: From Sarchu all trekking trails are of longer durations, and is basically for highly certified adventure lovers.