If you’re looking for a gift to take back from your vacation or even just a souvenir to remind you of the good ‘ol days, these are some must visit handicraft shops in Dharamshala. So get those crisp notes out and get ready to spend them on some vintage handicrafts!

1. Semshook Tibetan Handicraft

This handicraft shop has everything from leather purses, bags, Thangka paintings, cotton skirts and even designer skirts. The beautiful artwork and embroidery done on the products are stunning. If you’re in the area looking for some beautiful handicrafts, you’ve come to the right place!

Where | Bhagsu Road, Opposite PNB ATM

2. Tibetan Handicraft Centre

This is a shop that employs Tibetan refugees weaving carpets, Thangkas and handicraft products. The even have traditional wool carpets and ship it to you as well, in countries such as US and the UK for Rs 4500 and Rs 3500 respectively which is awesome. Splurge away!

Where | McLeodganj

3. TCV Handicrafts

This place has everything from screen paintings, carpet weaving and Thangka paintings. You can buy a great many souvenirs from this non profit organization where all the profits go to the Tibetan Children Village. The shop even has good quality tees and traditional wall hangings.

Where | Dolma Chowk, Temple Road

4. Divine Buddha Handicrafts

This particular store has many quirky products such as wooden buddha heads, Tibetan flags and many other handicraft souvenirs as well. If you’re looking for a perfect little present for someone this is the place for you.

Where | Temple Road

5. Stitches Of Tibet

This organization showcases the work of newly arrived woman refugees who create beautiful souvenirs. They specialize in traditional Tibetan sewing skills and western shirts and trousers. There is a wide range of handicrafts and carpets as well which you should definitely check out.

Where | Bhagsunath Road

To buy these cutesy souvenirs for your loved ones head out to these shops now!