A halting place situated on the Leh-Manali National Highway in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, Sarchu is a small city filled with relaxing calm and serenity. It is widely known as Sir Bhum Chun and is situated in between Lachulung La to the north and Baralacha La its south. The place is resplendent with camps and tents for tourists to rest on their journey to Leh-Ladakh.
It is a beautiful overnight stop between Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir for tourists on 475 Kms stretch between Manali and Leh. Sarchu travel guide is full of references to the mesmerizing sceneries and tranquil spots. Tsarap Chu River is an amazing scenic attraction of the city. An Indian army camp is located nearby on the banks of the Tsarap Chu River.
The place experience huge tourists turnout during the months of June to September every year when the highway for remains open for visitors.