Must see shopping in Dharamsala

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    Tibetan Handicraft Center

    This women's cooperative employs refugees for the hand weaving of Tibetan wool carpets, a process that you're welcome to watch in action.

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    Norbulingka Shop

    The Norbulingka shop sells the centre's expensive but beautiful postcards, home-decor items and craftwork including jewellery, painted boxes and…

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    Green Shop

    Down steps beside the Branch Security Office, this cooperative sells appealing handmade, recycled paper products, organic peanut butter, tahini and more.

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    McLeod's best all-round bookshop.

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    Buddhist Bookshop

    This chaotic but well-stocked little box shop has books that are by no means limited to works on Buddhism.

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    Maximus Mall

    Dharamsala's shiny new mall contains a typical range of branded fashion outlets, cafes and eateries.

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    Tibet Book Store

    Fiction and books on culture, history, travel and spiritual themes.

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    Attractive printed cloth bags, table mats, greeting cards, purses, blouses and dresses, made at a Tibetan women's craft centre, are sold to support this…

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    Lha Tibet Fair Trade

    Above a pair of similarly worthy cooperative souvenir stands, Lha sells attractive crafts made by Tibetans in India.