Half Day Shopping Tour In Shimla

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Shimla

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Shimla, also known as the Queen of Hills, offers great scenic beauty and also some great bargains at its many local bazaars. On this half-day tour, explore the colorful bazaars of Shimla and pick up souvenirs and local wares. Your guide will tell you about the best places to buy from and also help you in negotiating a good price. Highlights● Lakkar Bazaar● The Mall ● The Government Emporium
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lakkar Bazaar, Shimla, Shimla District, Himachal PradeshLocated on a narrow road adjoining the Ridge, the bazaar is popular for wooden decorative items and souvenirs. Most of the articles for sale are made by a community of Sikh carpenters who migrated to Shimla over a century ago. The market is famous for the wooden walking sticks on offer. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: The Mall, Shimla, Shimla District, Himachal PradeshThis is the main shopping street of Shimla. Built by the British, the Mall is always buzzing with activity in the numerous shops, cafes, theaters and restaurants. Go to the Government run Himachal Emporium where you can pick up local handicrafts at pocket-friendly prices.Duration: 1 hourStop At: lower BazarLocated just below the Ridge is the Lower Bazaar. Walk through its narrow chaotic streets lined with old buildings. The bazaar is located on several streets leading into one another. You can find almost everything here – from souvenirs to vegetables and fruits. You can also see some quaint old bookshops selling new as well as old books.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Tibetan Refugee MarketEnd your tour with a visit to the Tibetan Market. This makeshift market is on Shimla’s slopes and is the perfect destination for those who love a good bargain. The Tibetans here sell woollen clothes, rugs, carpets, shoes and jewellery items. Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Local English speaking guide
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
  • Entry/Admission - Lakkar Bazaar
  • Entry/Admission - The Mall
  • Entry/Admission - lower Bazar
  • Entry/Admission - Tibetan Refugee Market

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified