Overview: India’s capital city is among the most exciting places to buy textiles (fabric as well as ready to wear clothes), jewellery, shoes, bags, leather, carpets, handicrafts, traditional and contemporary Indian art and curios. Several leading designers have boutiques and showrooms in Delhi. Shopping in Delhi can be utterly extravagant, or amazingly inexpensive.
The city has many different shopping areas. Each market has a distinctive ambience, and adds its own flavor to the experience of shopping. Old Delhi’s by lanes offer some amazing opportunities for shopping, including fabrics, jewellery, and spices. Janpath is a great place for bargain hunting, with kiosks selling cotton clothes, curios, silver jewellery and brassware. CCIE (Central Cottage Industries Emporium), is a good ‘one-stop shop’ to explore for handicrafts from different parts of India. On Baba Kharak Singh Marg, there are several state handicraft emporia, which provide an opportunity to see the wide range of woodcarving, painting, sculpture and other arts of India. Other shopping options include the upscale shops at Hauz Khas Village, Shahpurjat Village, Santushti Complex and Khan Market, the outdoor market at Dilli Haat, and cheap Indian and Western wear at Lajpat Nagar / Sarojini Nagar. There are also several upscale shopping malls and designer boutiques that have come up in different parts of the city.
Let us know what you’d like to do, and we’ll organise a personalised shopping tour for you with a knowledgeable lady guide. Because of the wide scope and range of shopping on offer, and because of the distances between markets, this tour is suggested by car. The tour also takes into account the fact that different markets are closed on different days of the week.
Spend the day in the company of a private shopping guide, perusing Delhi's local markets for the best possible deals. This private tour is customized to your desires; you can stop at three or four markets in search of handicrafts, spices, jewelry, clothing, carpets, scarfs and other Indian wares. Your guide knows where to get the best deals and how to bargain so you return home with your dream haul of souvenirs.
What to expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Get start at 10 Am from hotel pickup in Delhi / Gurgaon / Noida, travel by air conditioned vehicle to three or four Delhi markets of your choice. At each one, enjoy time to shop independently before rejoining your guide and continuing to the next. Your itinerary is flexible, so you set the pace and time at each market.
Perhaps start at Chandni Chowk in central Old Delhi. Explore the labyrinthine lanes of this famous market, weaving through the crowds and rickshaws for jewelry, electronics, fabrics, and Indian snacks.
If you're souvenir hunting, perhaps make tracks for Dilli Haat, a government-authorized market selling traditional Indian arts and handicrafts; or visit Hauz Khas Village, an arty hub of boutiques, cafés, and galleries.
Alternatively, head for Khan Market, a mix of top brands, bookshops, and Indian and international restaurants.
Perhaps finish at Village near Qutub Minar for bargain clothes, Kashmiri Carpets, Shawls and factory outlets, or decide to hit the modern malls of Saket . These busy centers offer department stores, food courts, and masses of electronic and homeware outlets, and are ideal for some relaxed retail therapy.
Finish your day of shopping with transport back to your hotel.
Note: These rates are applicable for pick up and drop from hotel in Delhi Only. For Tour Cost from Gurgaon and Noida hotels, please contact us.