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.

Rudraprayag Giant

In the center of Rudraprayag in the middle elevations of the Himalaya, a large bodhi shelters the main road

FRI Kauri

A visitor from Australia and New Zealand grows at the wonderfully diverse and jungly campus of the Forest Research Institute in Dehra Dun.

Landour High Ridge Peak Cedar

A stroll along the ridge from Landour in the misty green hills edging the Himalaya takes you to this cedar tree festooned with prayer flags

Landmark Trees of India