Shopping in Rishikesh: Tips for Shopping

Fulfill your shopping dreams in Rishikesh, the land of religious significance and boating. This is an absolute heaven for shopping addicts. Being a pedestrian’s paradise, this town offers a big variety of stores that sell an array of products made by skilled craftsmen. Many of these products are hand woven and are therefore very sturdy in terms of quality. So, you can buy any of them without worry.

Rishikesh Shopping

Three places in Rishikesh where you can have lots of things in shops for shopping are:

1) There are many shops of clothes in Rishikesh like Nandita Fashion, Shreeji Store, Kailash Emporium, Rishikesh Cloth Stores, etc. Here you can buy shawls, frocks, stoles, dhoti pants, pants, kurtas, leggings, Kurtis, etc.
2) You can find Ayurveda products in the market like Krishna Ayurveda etc.
3) There is a shop for handicraft items in Rishikesh where you can buy different kinds of items like Tibetan handmade carpets, Tibetan handmade incense, Tibetan handmade home decor items, and many more.

Street around Triveni Ghat
The street around Triveni Ghat

Rishikesh Shopping Area

1- Lakshman Jhula

t is one of the best areas for Shopping. There are lots of shops for clothes, jewelry, precious stones, books, spiritual things, and lots of other things. In the evening it is the best place to enjoy the company of your loved ones and family.

2- Ram Jhula

If you want to buy books, clothes, toys, DVDs, and a lot more, the Friday market is the best place for you to go to. Otherwise, if you want to buy jewelry, there’s a market in Lakshman Jhula. If you cross the bridge, there is another market.

3– Rishikesh Downtown

Rishikesh shopping market is near the Triveni Ghat area. A river runs in between these two places. Rishikesh is the only city that connects two main holy cities of India, i.e. Haridwar and Laxman Jhula. Locals here are fond of enjoying the cooler climate of Rishikesh by visiting the Triveni Ghat area. A ghat is a place where people visit to take a holy dip in the river.


Rishikesh is a very famous tourist place as it attracts a large number of tourists every year. The main market of Rishikesh is situated near the Triveni Ghat area. This is mostly famous among local people. You can get there all kinds of things, like clothes, daily needs, etc. There are some local shops where you can find all kinds of local things.



Namaste! I am Om. I am a licensed Tourist Guide ( Approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India), I’m originally from Varanasi. Now, I am living in Rishikesh. I set up this blog to share my tips and experiences for traveling to inspire and help you to travel more. Hari Om

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