Jed Weingarten

Jed Weingarten is a professional photographer, expedition kayaker, and guide, specializing in Tibetan regions.  His photographs have appeared in National Geographic, The New York Times, and Outside magazine in addition to many other publications and exhibits.  He currently focuses on photographing rare wildlife in China and the greater Himalayan ranges.  He also guides custom trips to remote, seldom visited areas, and has been working with Columbia University to help promote sustainable ecotourism in Tibetan areas of China.  Jed is also a founding partner in Wild Wonders of China, a photo-driven conservation initiative that seeks to reveal China’s wild places and animals to the world.  You can see some of his photography work at

More of Jed Weingarten's favorite places

Wildlife adventure in East Tibet

More favorite places

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

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