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

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

More favorite places

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

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