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

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

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