Shopping in India: 7 Things to Buy in India for your family and friends

Are you confused what to buy in India? Then you have come at the right place to find out a list of things to buy in India during your journey in the country. India is not ordinary shopping destinations like other countries, It has a special place in the heart of shopping lovers. We have mentioned various things which can be bought for your friends, family members, brother, sisters, boss/employees, cousin and so on.

Shopping in India: 7 Things to Buy in India for your family and friends

1. Traditional Handicrafts

Handicrafts are one of the most popular items purchased in India by foreign tourists as souvenirs. When you visit any city of India, go to traditional markets of India where handicrafts are easily available. If you are in Ahmedabad, then we are recommending you to visit this place which has a lot of shops for traditional Indian items.

Indian Handicrafts
Indian Handicrafts

2. Traditional Indian Sarees

Are you looking for gifts/souvenir for women? Then traditional Indian Sarees are the most favorite and will be liked by your women. Most of women clothe shops in India sell sarees as their main product. You can find variety of sarees in India according to your needs. It is totally depends on you what is your choice and her.

Indian Actress Madhuri Dixit in Traditional Indian Saree
Indian Actress Madhuri Dixit in Traditional Indian Saree

3. Indian Ayurveda Products

India is the land of Ayurveda and without buying Ayurveda products, your travel will not be completed. You should purchase traditional Indian Ayurveda products like face-wash, massage cream and so on. There are lots of big brands in Ayurveda market of India like Himalaya, Zandu and others. Please be aware of fake and cheap products.

Indian Ayurveda
Indian Ayurveda

4. Packed Indian Food Items

There are many Indian food items are available which can last longer i.e. more than 1 week. So, it is a very easy to carry those food items with you till your journey completes. It is better to ask the shopkeeper for its freshness. You should also tell that you want to carry those products abroad. Some suggested products are: Pickles, Tea, Khakhra and others.

Cut Mango Pickle
Cut Mango Pickle

5. Indian Ornaments

Indian women love ornaments as their husbands! So, buying Indian ornaments will make your journey so much memorable. Most of city market has ornaments shops where you can find variety of ornaments in every budget including cheap and luxury.

Indian Gold Ornament
Indian Gold Ornament

6. Attar

Attar is one of the famous products that should be bought from India. It is one of the best things to buy in India for you and other family members. There are varieties of attar available as per the region. Attars are available in wide price ranges. We are recommending you to buy attar as a gift to your friends.

Indian Attar
Indian Attar

7. Tea

India has a large number of tea gardens in several parts of the country. So, you should not forget to buy Darjeeling Tea, Assam Tea, and Nilgiri Teas, which are excellent in taste. It is one of the best things to buy in India.

Darjeeling Tea
Darjeeling Tea

We hope that our tips & guide on things to buy in India will be useful to all the travellers across the world.

Article last re-published on April 30, 2015.

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