Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Winter: A Detailed Guideline About Guide, Cost, Season, Accommodation and Itinerary

Explore the magnificent landscape surrounded by the giant Himalayan boulders at an altitude of 4130 meters of Annapurna Base Camp through the moderate trek of 7-10 days.

We have a proof to show you how your assumption about the trekking in Nepal Himalayas is wrong if you believe that it is not a good time to do the trekking in winter. In fact, there are some Himalayan regions that you can explore more efficiently than in the peak seasons. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is such a delightful trip that can be done throughout the year and it dazzles in the winter. Winter…what a winter trek to ABC. Can't wait to show you some of the miracles about the winter trek to ABC with Nepal Kameleon Holidays.




The gateway for the ABC Trek in Annapurna varies as per your interest and itinerary. The trek can be done from 7-10 days. But the best suggested itinerary is of 10 days from Pokhara to Pokhara. It covers the best sunrise viewpoint at 3210 meters, known as Poon Hill.

The enchanting trail through the rhododendron woods, you can't stop saying wow. It is a shadow area in summer. In spring, you will be surrounded by the blooming rhododendron throughout the forest. But, you might get a bit worried about some continual uphill steps and downhill steps. But, no need to worry.




Poon Hill (3210 meters) enroute, is the ultimade destination for the short duration trekkers (Find: Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek). It is a hill top, where the trekkers hike from the lodge/hotel they stay to explore the excellent Himalayan panorama and the golden tops after the sunrise. Mt. Annapurna (8091 meters), Dhaulagiri (8163 meters), Fishtail (the virgin peak), Himchuli and Nilgiri can be explored from a closer distance with incredible shapes.




Spliting from the lower circuit trail, ABC trek leads you through the straightforward route, the woods and finally through the alpine meadows. Crossing the base camp of Fishtail peak, ABC is a step further. Sometimes, if there will be the heavy snowfall, trekkers will be stopped at MBC and they do a day trip to ABC and return.

Annapurna Base Camp has become the best trekking destinations for various reasons. On the one hand, ABC trek has become a favorite destination for all type of trekkers as it is a moderate excursion in the Annapurna region. Unless it is a mid-winter, you don’t need a heavy exercise to discover the 4130 meters altitude, which is a base camp itself.




Annapurna base camp is surrounded by the giant Himalayan boulders from three directions. Thus, it is aptly called the natural amphitheater. It is facilitated with the lodges and tea houses that also offer amazing meals, from typical Nepali menu to Indian and continental cuisines.

See: Hotel and Lodges Accommodation in Annapurna Base Camp Route

Required Paper Works

There are two types of paper works needed for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. You can obtain these permits after booking from the legal trekking agencies of Nepal. 

TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) Card

PERMIT (Annapurna Conservation Area Project Entry Permit)




Optional Trekking Package and Route to ABC

Read: Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek


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