Himachal Pradesh shopping

Clothing in Kullu


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…
Arts & Crafts in Mcleod Ganj

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.
Arts & Crafts in Norbulingka Institute

Norbulingka Shop

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.
Books in Manali


Excellent selection of books including many on the Himalaya. Also stocks strings of authentic prayer flags (from ₹70).
Clothing in Bhuntar

Bhuttico Factory Showroom

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…
Arts & Crafts in Chamba

Himachal Emporium

Inside the Rang Mahal, a former palace, the modest Himachal Emporium sells examples of the locally made fabrics.
Books in Shimla

Maria Brothers

This time-warp, antiquarian bookseller is a single dusty room full of rare Himalayan travelogues at prices aimed firmly at collectors.
Arts & Crafts in Shimla

Himachal Emporium

Kullu and Kinnauri shawls, thick Lahauli wool socks and other appealing Himachal crafts are sold at reasonable prices at this state-government crafts enterprise.
Electronics in Mcleod Ganj

Pick & Speak Mobile Shop

Sells SIM cards.
Arts & Crafts in Mcleod Ganj

Green Shop

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