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.

The Mori Pine

At a sandy river bank along the Tons River, this champion sized pine is now in pieces after it succumbed to fungal decay

The Kanasar Giant

One of the largest and most famous cedar trees can be found at the Kanasar Grove north of Chakrata; this is the largest individual, signed as 6.35 m in girth

Tabo Ancient Corner Poplar

In the soaring high desert landscape of Spiti Valley, this sacred and ancient Poplar tree is linked to the earliest days of the Tabo Monastery, famed for its Buddhist murals

Sukhna Lake Monarch at Chandigarh

Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh’s main reservoir, is graced by one of the city’s largest trees, a peepal which shades the walking track around the sometimes-dry waterbody

Naggar Climbing Cedar

At the Forest Rest House in Naggar, a mature cedar tree makes for a great introduction to climbing the deodars

Highest Cricket Pitch Historical Tree

At a military training school in the town of Chail, this old dead tree, with crumbling treehouse, can be found in the corner of the world’s highest official cricket pitch