The 'Shopper’s Paradise' is what India should be called. Every tour in India can be termed as an art & craft tour package because every city or town in India is a unique centre of some form of artistic craftsmanship. One of the most exciting parts of an Indian holiday is the innumerable shopping opportunity available. From great bargain shopping to precious gems, textiles, paintings, carpet, India offers some excellent buys as souvenirs. Be it the semi-precious stones of Rajasthan, silk fabrics of South or the paper machie articles of Kashmir, there are things to suit every taste and Purse.
Indian fabrics are worldwide renowned, and every state of India have its unique speciality. Like Varanasi, Patna, Surat, Kanchipuram and Murshidabad is popular for silk fabric. Tie and Die brilliantly colourful cotton fabric of Rajasthan is always in demand. Himroo Fabric, which is blend of silk and cotton having beautiful patterns, is easily available all over India. For cotton-based textile and garments Kolkata is worth the visit. To explore all these fabrics in a better manner one can shop from well reputed fabric stores that offer branded and high quality fabrics.
India’s carpet industry is among the largest in the world and can be bought at a good price. Carpets of Jaipur in Rajasthan and Bhadohi near Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh are very famous carpet weaving and manufacturing centres. Each region has its own speciality for example Darjeeling is known for its vibrant Tibetan Carpets.
Shopping for clothes in India will provide the shoppers with the opportunity of buying clothes for every occasions and festivals at the best of price. Shoppers are offered with numerous choices right from designer clothes, to fashionable clothes, to traditional clothes to ethnic wear shoppers can opt according to one taste and choice.
Kundan style jewellery from Rajasthan is customary, massive and Elaborate. Gemstones can be purchased and assembled at will in Jaipur. Hyderabad is one of the world centres of sale for pearls, gems and silver filigree work. For handmade precious Gold jewellery shopping, visit Chennai, Mysore and Kerala.
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Other handicrafts are leather bags, jackets, briefcases, belts and upholstery. Woodwork is another flourishing art. From small sandalwood souvenirs to massive, heavy walnut-wood chests, there is a range of wooden items available. Jaipur in Rajasthan is famous for its 'blue' pottery. The wide range of handicrafts-from metalwork, to clothes, gems, leather goods, miniature paintings ensures that India has souvenirs to suit the tastes and budget of every client.
Write to our Travel Co-ordinator when designing your tailor-made itinerary of any specific shopping that you are interested and the team will guide you according to suit your specific requirements, as per your interest/budget / travel period etc.
Tour Type: Shopping Tour of India
Group size: 01 – 16 people
Duration: Minimum of 1 week (recommended)
Accommodation: 4*/5* as per clients Request
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