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

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