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

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

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