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Sarchu

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About Sarchu
Situated at a staggering height of 14,500 feet above sea level, Sarchu is nestled on the border of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal. Surrounded by extraordinary natural beauty, this congenial stopover point is located exactly halfway between the Baralacha La Pass and Lachulung La pass. This little town is generally considered as a rest stop while travelling to and from Leh to Manali.

The town of Sarchu is surrounded by snow-laden peaks and scenic walking or trekking routes, and its beauty attracts travellers from around the world. A number of ridges and gorges line the barren beauty of the place, while frozen rivers zigzag through the picturesque location.

The little towns of Jispa and Keylong offer the rustic beauty of small towns on the foothills of Himalayas. These towns also offer a number of different adventure sport opportunities, especially that of mountaineering or trekking.

One of the most popular attractions here is the Tsokar Lake, a glacial lake in the heart of the Himalayas. Owing to its high salinity, the lake water here is completely white, thus giving Tsokar the nickname of the “White Lake”. The Lake area is also rich in endemic animal life, making it a popular spot for wildlife enthusiasts.

If you are an adventure enthusiast, Sarchu is one of the best places to visit in Himachal- the town boasts of a number of challenging trekking trails, that takes trekkers across scenic routes and gorges. It is also home to one of the largest trekking routes in the Himalayas, the Zanskar trek, which takes several days to complete. The town also provides hiking opportunities along the various hiking trails found here.

The summer months in Sarchu between April to September experiences pleasant and cool climate, which is ideal for activities such as hiking or trekking. The monsoon months between heavy rainfall, especially during the months of July and August. The winter months, between October to March, experience extremely low temperatures. The region remains covered in snow during this time, and temperatures may fall to -35 degree Celsius.
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Sarchu Reviews

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Ramesh Goud
Reviewed: 20 Jul 2022
5.0/5
Thrillophilia thanks a lot fr arranging a gud trip had life tym memories with in short period of tym , everything was perfect n at its best , ground people were awesome , there were no words to express n last but not the least Thrillophilia is the best 😘😘🥰🥰🥰🥰😍😍 hope will be meeting u soon Th... Read More
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Vinod Paleli Vasudevan
Reviewed: 22 Jul 2022
4.0/5
- Trip went as per plan, operator team was very friendly and helpful. However marshal was overloaded with 18 bikes and could not stop enough for sightseeing. - Thrillophilia helped out of the way in retrieving payment of advance from operator - Daily Bike check up and maintenance was well carried o... Read More
Vinod Paleli Vasudevan
Vinod Paleli Vasudevan
Vinod Paleli Vasudevan
Vinod Paleli Vasudevan
Vinod Paleli Vasudevan
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Sandeep Parmar
Reviewed: 23 Jul 2022
5.0/5
Local trip planner was highly experienced and had all sorts of arrangements. Right choice by thrillophilia. Entire journey was smooth and everything was delivered timely by thrillophilia. Recommend
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Sandeep  Parmar
Sandeep  Parmar
Sandeep  Parmar
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Narasimha Narasimha
Reviewed: 17 Jul 2022
4.0/5
Rooms were good and food also.  Bike riding through mountains was just amazing. Cons: Trek leader  Delay in starting ride  Bike conditions
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Narasimha Narasimha
Narasimha Narasimha
Narasimha Narasimha
Narasimha Narasimha
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Md Yaser
Reviewed: 28 Jun 2022
4.0/5
Trip was well managed, accommodations were good with all the facilities, tour guide was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Due to bad weather we couldn't continue with our bike trip in Leh and they provided an alternate transport to complete the itinerary. There was a communication gap between the... Read More
Md Yaser
Md Yaser
Md Yaser
Md Yaser
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Shubham Srivastava
Reviewed: 25 Jun 2018
5.0/5
"Trip was really awesome. I feel everyone should consider this trip at least once in their lifetime. My eyes were never tired of looking around at such beautiful and scenic views. I would like to extend my special thanks to Tour leader Mr. Jigmet Tandar. He is highly trained professional. The way he... Read More
Shubham Srivastava
Shubham Srivastava
Shubham Srivastava
Shubham Srivastava
Shubham Srivastava
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