Landmarked

Nako Gompa Cypress

The village of Nako, high in the mountains between Kinnaur and Spiti, is beneath a small Buddhist monument where this tree grows

Diplomat

Nako Lake Juniper

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

Ambassador

Jakpo The Snake King’s Tree at Likir

In Ladakh’s oldest, 930-year-old monastery on the snake-like hill of Kli-Khil this ancient evergreen cypress is named after the Naga King Jakpo, who once slept here in the mythological past

Ambassador

Nor La Evergreen Juniper

In a rocky valley high in the Ladakh Himalaya, an evergreen juniper tree is a striking landmark- there are no other trees like it anywhere nearby