Western Himachal Pradesh shopping

Arts & Crafts in Mcleod Ganj

Tibetan Handicraft Center

This cooperative employs refugees for the weaving of Tibetan carpets. You’ll pay around ₹13,500 for a 0.9m by 1.8m traditional wool carpet, and they'll ship it if you like (₹2500 to ₹3500 to Europe, ₹4500 to the USA…
Arts & Crafts in Norbulingka Institute

Norbulingka Shop

The Norbulingka shop sells the centre's expensive but beautiful craftworks and home-decor items, including jewellery, painted boxes and embroidered clothes and cushions, and sales benefit refugee artists.
Arts & Crafts in Mcleod Ganj

Village Boutique

Sells rugs, purses, bags, singing bowls, deity figurines and wall hangings, many of them Tibetan-made; profits go to the Tibetan Children's Village.
Arts & Crafts in Mcleod Ganj

Green Shop

Sells appealing handmade, recycled paper products, organic peanut butter, tahini and more.
Electronics in Mcleod Ganj

Pick & Speak Mobile Shop

Sells SIM cards for ₹200 (not including data or calls). Bring your phone and passport.
Books in Mcleod Ganj

Tibet Book Store

Fiction and books on culture, history, travel and spiritual themes.
Books in Mcleod Ganj


McLeod's best all-round bookshop.
Books in Mcleod Ganj

Buddhist Bookshop

Books on Buddhism and more.
Arts & Crafts in Chamba

Himachal Emporium

Inside the Rang Mahal, a former palace, the modest Himachal Emporium sells examples of the Chamba rumal – pieces of cloth finely embroidered in silk, with the same pattern showing equally well on both sides – plus l…
Arts & Crafts in Mcleod Ganj


NGO-run shop selling attractive printe cloth bags, table mats, purses, blouses and dresses, made at a Tibetan women's craft centre.