For high-quality Kullu shawls and other handloom-woven goods at fixed prices, without the hard sell, head to the nearest branch of Bhuttico, the Bhutti Weavers’ Cooperative. Established in 1944, Bhuttico has numerou…
This women's cooperative employs refugees for the hand weaving of Tibetan wool carpets, a process that you're welcome to watch in action.
The Norbulingka shop sells the centre's expensive but beautiful postcards, home-decor items and craftwork including jewellery, painted boxes and embroidered clothes. Sales benefit refugee artists.
Excellent selection of books including many on the Himalaya. Also stocks strings of authentic prayer flags (from ₹70).
The widely respected Bhutti Weavers’ Cooperative, established in 1944, has its factory showroom of Bhuttico on the west side of the Beas River, on the edge Bhuntar's northern suburb, Shamshi (8km south of Kullu). As…
Inside the Rang Mahal, a former palace, the modest Himachal Emporium sells examples of the locally made fabrics.
This time-warp, antiquarian bookseller is a single dusty room full of rare Himalayan travelogues at prices aimed firmly at collectors.
Sells rugs, purses, bags, singing bowls, deity figurines and wall hangings, many of them Tibetan-made; profits go to the Tibetan Children's Village.
Kullu and Kinnauri shawls, thick Lahauli wool socks and other appealing Himachal crafts are sold at reasonable prices at this state-government crafts enterprise.
Sells SIM cards.