Rawalsar Dalai and Panchen Lama Trees

At a monastery next to the sacred Rewalsar Lake, two American Magnolia trees planted by the Dalai Lama serve as representatives of his and the Panchen Lama’s role in Tibetan Buddhism

Lahaul Dabah Willow

This tree grows next to the bridge over the icy Lahaul River, near a small cluster of teashops serving the intrepid travellers crossing through this remote, icy, and largely uninhabited glacial valley

Nako Lake Juniper

Near the Nako Village Lake high in the mountains can be found this evergreen juniper tree

Hadimba Fallen Titan

Just next to the temple at the ancient Hadimba cedar grove, an aging tree was cut down before it could fall on the temple or the the pilgrims

A Kullu Elm

In one of the green valleys stemming from the Kullu River, a large elm tree can be spotted perched next to a stream

Banjani Dev Devdar

Below Chail village, near the Forestry Training Institute, a sacred Devdar of immense proportions and age can be found clinging to the hillside

Craignano Chinar

This old British estate is now run by the Forest Department as a resthouse, and a Kashmiri Chinnar tree of lovely proportions can be found there

Tree of Life Restaurant

In the backpacker colony near the waterfall, this cafe a short walk up the stairs is a pleasant place to get healthy food.