Chris Jones

Chris has international travel in his blood! By the time he was 15 his nomadic parents had introduced him to 15 different countries. He first travelled to the Himalaya’s in 1996 and has returned each year since to work, live and play. Chris is an accomplished expedition kayaker and climber but backs up his practical skills with a strong academic back ground. Chris has diplomas in recreation management and hospitality management and a degree in Tourism Management from Thompson Rivers University in British Columbia.

Chris has guided extensively throughout Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan and in 2003 Chris began teaching the first Tibetan kayakers and rafting guides and established the first whitewater outfitter in Tibet. Whitewater is now just a small part of the range of trips Chris facilitates. Chris is passionate about sustainable development and hopes he can contribute to creating a better future for local guides and their families.

Chris Jones currently works as Tourism Education Specialist.

More of Chris Jones's favorite places

Rawuk Tso alpine lake
Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland
Just driving through Tibet
Famous printing press
The Drigung Valley

More favorite places

Lhasa ancient pilgrimage circuit
The holy mountain Khawa Karpo
Kora of Ganden Monastery
Wildlife adventure in East Tibet
Riding across the Tibetan Plateau
Village life
The grasslands of Amdo
Phenpo, an incredible valley
Sacred Mountain Amnye Machen
The road Eastwards
Trola Range
Nyenqentanglha Mountains, The Silent Guardian
Ghar Monastery, Kham Nangchen, Yushu Prefecture
Famous printing press
Overland Lhasa to Kathmandu via Kyriong
Home visits
Yaks and butter tea trek
Favorite Flower Tour
Jokhang in Lhasa
Zhiduo the home land of wild animals, and the source of the Yellow and Yangzi rive
Meru Nyingma temple
Beautiful Yunnan Meili
Pabongkha Temple
Nomad Adventure Tour on Gangya and Sogdzong (Henan) Grasslands
Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland
Mt. Nyenpo Yurtse Trek
Nangchen the ancient kingdom
Chomolangma (Mt. Everest) National Park
Lakes and Mountains
Revel in the tranquility of Dorphu valley
Just driving through Tibet
The Drigung Valley
Best of Everest Basecamp
Village tour with meditation course
Cooking, cycling, trekking and meditation in Central Tibet
Mount Kailash
Ghar Monastery, Kham Nangchen, Yushu Prefecture
Three sacred mountains
Canyons of Guge Kingdom
Sho’La, The pass of Two Faces
Kailash Kora
Beautiful cave murals in West Tibet
Holy lake Yilung Latsho
Favorite bird watching tour
Tibetan Medicinal Herb Journey
Horse races and nomads
Rawuk Tso alpine lake
Walking around Barkhor Square
Genyen Mountain Trek
Classic Amdo, A cultural adventure through Eastern Tibet

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