Almora Nanda Devi Peepal

At a temple on ridgetop Almora dedicated to the sacred mountain of Nanda Devi, a peepal tree guards the beautiful stonework heritage buildings

Ponderosa Representative

In the Pine Arboretum just near Ranikhet, this tree represents the largest pine species- the Ponderosa Pine of the Western United States.

Dodi Tal Money Tree

On the trail to Dodi Tal, passers-by have left coins embedded in the bark of this oak tree.

Ram Jhula Virens

A large fig tree with dangling roots growing above the Ram Jhula footbridge in Rishikesh

Mansa Devi Midway Marker

On the stairway to Mansa Devi temple overlooking Haridwar is this tree, central to a small prayer-goods market

Bageshwar Ficus

An impressive Ficus religiosa can be found peering above the rooftops and just off the main street in Bageshwar up in the Uttarakhand Himalaya.

Merag Deodars

Visible from the Tapovan road past Joshimath in the High Himalaya are these two majestic deodars stand alone amongst the farmfields, just around the corner from Nanda Devi, one of the world’s tallest mountains.

Chandrashila Cryptomerias

A small plantation of Japanese Cryptomeria redwoods can be found on the slopes of Tungnath in the Garwhal Himalaya.

Landmark Trees of India