Top 3 Places to Shop in Your Manali Tour

In Manali, you will have a large number of shopping options at lower prices. You can shop everything from local handicraft to beautifully woven shawls in markets of below mentioned 3 places. In order to save your money in shopping, go through the content. 

Mall Road

The Mall Road, a focal point of Manali, is often referred as the heart of the city and you as a tourist would like to include street shopping in your Manali tour. Being very close to all places of interests, the Mall Road is ideal for street shopping. The commercial centre has multiple bars, restaurants and hotels in a row and houses several emporiums and shops. This road has something for everyone from Kashmiri shawls to wooden furniture including woolen caps, rugs, books and jewelry. Here you will have several small shopping zones like Hong Kong Market, Snow Lion Underground Market, Lama Underground, Thai Market, Shangri La Shopping Complex, Dragon Shopping Complex and New NAC Market.

Old Manali Market

You can select Old Manali Market for your shopping in Manali. This market is filled with quirky little outlets. Here you will find an extensive variety of outlets selling old music CDs and the streets of this market will take you back time. The popular picks of this market are beads, funky T-shirts and jewelry along with jellies, fruit jams and pickles.

Tibetan Market

You can’t ignore shopping in Tibetan Market in your Manali tour as this market is the ideal place for picking up some Tibtan souvenirs and artefacts. The market is very popular for hand-woven carpets, shawls, woolen apparels and intricately designed rugs and through shopping here, you will have opportunity to look into Tibetan culture. Exploring inner by-lanes of this market, you will have more small shops selling prayer wheels, local handicrafts, silver jewelry, bamboo souvenirs and thangkas (Buddhist paintings on cloth). You can purchase items here at very lower cost if you are skilled in bargaining.


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Category: Travel
Jul, 10, 2014 by