Take a trip solely dedicated to shopping in Rajasthan for it is the best location to purchase the antiques, jewelry, footwear, spices and handmade artefacts. The uncontrolled heart cannot resist shopping in Rajasthan. The vivid colours, the rustic streets and the items reflecting an authentic example of craftsmanship will lure you into buying more than what you planned!Rajasthan is a treasure trove for a shopaholic and people end up buying a separate storage for the bagful of purchased items. The vibrant markets of Rajasthan camouflaged with old lanes leading to some splendid monuments in the will simply leave you wanting for more. Shopping tours in Rajasthan are intricately crafted based on the kind of items you are interested to buy. For buying gems, jewellery, stones, lamps and precious metal ornaments, head to the Johari Bazaar in Jaipur.
For buying authentic Jaipuri textile, trinkets and handloom work, walk through the pink lanes and alleys of the Baapu Bazaar in Jaipur is close to Nehru Bazaar and Johri Bazaar. For buying traditional miniature art paintings, home decor items and Rajasthani handicrafts, the Hathi Pol Bazaar in Udaipur is a unique site as you can easily get some precious and intricate artwork at very reasonable rates.Name anything at Bada Bazaar at Udaipur and the vendors will spoil you with an umpteen number of choices. For Bandhani fabric traditional goods, leather items and home necessities; Bada Bazaar is one big market with throngs of showrooms and small outlets.
Other than these, if you want to take authentic souvenirs of Rajasthan with you back home, then visit the Nai Sarak Market in Jodhpur to buy Bandhani sarees, suites, pagris and leather goods. Shopping in Rajasthan is incomplete without treading upon the lanes of a wholesale market and to fulfill that desire, you must head to the Jaisalmer Sadar Bazaar for painstakingly picked souvenirs, wooden crafts, Rajasthani shawls, and jewelry. If you are keen on buying Mojaris (leather juttis), textile goods and spicy Bikaneri Bhujia, then your one-stop destination is the Mahatma Gandhi Road in Bikaner. Accessories curated with beads and silver, embroidery goods, puppets and tribal jewelry are best purchased in the popular Sadar Bazaar of Pushkar.
Shopping in Rajasthan can be a combined venture with numerous heritage walks and tours. If you are on a day trip to the vibrant markets of Jaipur, you must devour mouthwatering Rajasthani snacks like mishri mawa, lassi and other food items for an ultimate experience. Saunter along the aromatic bazaars of Jodhpur on a one-day food trip and visit an array of jewelry, textile, grocery and spice shops. Bargaining skills will come in handy for buying spices, flavored tea, antiques and clothes at the Clock Tower market in Jodhpur. Rajasthan is more than just the royal palaces, forts, and havelis. It is a culture that is rooted and rich in its rawness. All that you buy in Rajasthan will reflect the regal touch of its culture and excellence. Stroll in the markets of Rajasthan and discover the joy of shopping!