Sarsing is a touristic town on the northern side of Gara Mountain, just 50 km northeast of Duhok. The town has many trees and lies at the foot of the mountain. There are hotels, motels, restaurants, and a large market. King Faysal built a castle in Sarsing, which is open to visitors. Other touristic towns, including Ashawa, Anishki, and Sulav, are nearby.