Thursday, August 13, 2020

Deodar cedar near Tolma

The largest known deocar cedar (Cedrus deodara), with a circumference of approximately 14.5 m, height - approximately 30 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.5239 N 79.7521 E Categories: Biological...

Joshimath Kalpavriksha

The stoutest known Himalayan mulberry (Morus serrata), with a circumference of 21.5 m. This sacred tree is believed to be 1,200 years old. Location, GPS...

Badrinath temple

One of holiest Hindu shrines, devoted to god Vishnu. Built in the 9th century AD. Ornate, brightly painted shrine with hot sulphur springs below...

Valley of Flowers

High-altitude Himalayan valley with beautiful meadows of alpine flowers complemented by beautiful views on surrounding mountains. Mass flowering starts in early spring and lasts...

Roopkund – Skeleton Lake

There is mysterious lake in the magnificent Gharval Himalaya - Roopkund. For more than 1000 years around the lake lie several hundreds of dead...