Shimla is one of the hot-spot for shopping in the Himachal Pradesh. As this beautiful hill station has several government run emporiums with the mall and other numerous private outlets on this road. Apart from that some famous bazaar like Lower Bazaar, Lakkar Bazaar are the best places for absolutely chaotic and loud shopping experience. The best things that one can buy from these markets and stores are like Wooden sticks, Kinnauri Shawls, Tibetan Rugs, headscarfs, and other Kinnauri winter season garments for taking back home as memories of Himachal Pradesh.
Kullu is also boasts with some fine Bazaars and stores selling famous Kullu Shawls, Kullu Caps, Buddhist paintings, woolens, mufflers, as well as Tibetan carpets, traditional jewellery , etc. It is always advisable to shop from the reputed and registered shops if you are purchasing anything precious like metal jewellery, shawls, etc. The main shopping markets in Kullu are Tibetan Market and Sultanpur Market. Tibetan Market deals with the Tibetan souvenirs, handicrafts, and clothing whereas Sultanpur market is famous for the local products and various handmade articles by the local artisans. Apart from that, Himalayan Stores on the Mall Roadway sells the great home-made yak and cheddar cheese.
Tibetan Handicrafts Cooperative centre on Jogibara Roadway market is quite popular for selling some authentic hand-woven Tibetan carpets below of which you can see Tibetan evacuees weaving carpets. The prices of the products offered by the shopkeepers are almost two to three times than its exact value, and hence, you should have sharp and good bargain skills to get a best deal for the products you are looking to purchase.
Like other towns and hill stations of Himachal Pradesh there aren’t many options of shopping in Chail. However, locally made woolen shawls, rugs as well as caps can be bought in Chail. Moreover, one can also buy some local products produced by the farmer in their fields of Chail.