If you want to shop till you drop or just go window-shopping between trips to various tourist attractions, Delhi is the place to be. As Delhi is the national capital of India, shopping in Delhi on your tour to Delhi can serve as a one-stop shop for all the ethnic designs in clothes and jewelries belonging to different parts of India.
Connaught Place and nearby areas are popular with both brand loyalist and bargainers. When you visit CP, as Connaught Place is popularly known as, besides sightseeing and shopping at the expensive showrooms, also visit the neighboring old markets of Shankar and Janpath. The National Cottage Emporium at Jawahar Bhawan, Janpath, houses all the curios and souvenirs besides clothes, dress materials etc that are available at reasonable price.
Also visit the state emporiums on the Baba Kahark Sigh Marg to get the specific handicraft, artwork and clothing, jewelry etc on your shopping in Delhi. Here, the items are available at a fixed price and there is no room for deception or bargaining.
However, if you have the heart of a diehard bargainer then go shopping in Delhi at Lajpat Nagar, Sarojini Market, Palika Bazaar and Janpath. Karol Bagh (Gaffur Market) and Tilak Nagar are other two markets, popular for the available variety, where you can go shopping in expensive malls or from the street vendors.
If brands are all you wish for, go shopping in Delhi's posh markets at South Extension -I, South Extension -II, Greater Kailash -I, and Shopper's Stop at Ansal Plaza. For specialized and ethnic products, you can also visit Hauz Khas Village Complex, Designer's Complex at Mehrauli and Dilli Haat on your shopping in Delhi.
You can also go shopping at the popular wholesale markets in Delhi especially in the markets of Old Delhi. Though a bit congested, Chandni Chowk's chaotic functioning will greet you as a welcome change from the posh market complexes. Other specialized wholesale markets where you can go shopping in Delhi include Chawri Bazaar, Nai Sarak, Fathepuri and Katra Neel.
Whether you go shopping in New or Old Delhi, posh or rustic Delhi, be sure to try out the variety of savory delights that the streets of Delhi churn out for you on your tour to Delhi.