Sledging and Tobogganing in Gulmarg

Gulmarg is one of the finest winter adventure destinations in India. Located in the Northernmost state of Jammu and Kashmir in India, Gulmarg has all the facilities of winter sports like Skiing, Heli-Skiing, Snowboarding, Sledging and Tobogganing. Located at a distance of around 56 km from Srinagar, Gulmarg is known as 'Switzerland of India'. It covers 3.5 km long and 1 km wide area fully dedicated to winter sports.

Sledging is just like Skiing but in it one need not to stand and the person remains in seating position. A special equipment called Sledge is used for Sledging. In it one has to make a downhill maiden run with Sledge, which gives you a start and decides your Sledging speed. Though no special training is required to enjoy this sport but for the beginners Sledge pullers are also available. One can also try different style in Sledging like by sliding down in lying position. The superb snow terrains of Gulmarg make Sledging in Gulmarg a memorable experience.

Tobogganing is a sport in which a person climbs up the snow covered hill and slides down. The special kind of equipment called Toboggan is used in this sport. Toboggan is made of wood and is shaped in an arch style from the front so that it can have easy and fast movement on the snow. The best thing about the sport is that no special training is required and there is no such risk of life like skiing in India.

Snow crowned peaks offer the best facilities of Sledging and Tobogganing in Gulmarg and attract adventure loving crowds to this unmatchable winter sport destination. The best season to enjoy Sledging and Tobogganing in Gulmarg is from December to March.

Other destinations where Sledging and Tobogganing in India can be enjoyed :

Manali in Himachal Pradesh
Auli in Uttarakhand


  1. Sledging and Toboganning are such events which can be enjoyed by kids even as it has very less chances of accidents. Moreover, for this steep hill slopes are also not mandatory.

    Nice to read.

  2. Hi..Thanks for sharing information about the winter sports happening in Gulmarg. Be it adventure trip, leisure travel or a short break, Gulmarg Hotels will suffice your requirements.