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Shopping in Coorg

Shopping in Coorg can be fun and full of varieties as the town is well-known among tourists for spices, dry fruits, coffee, honey, chocolates, wine and cardamom. The Friday Market and the Kushal Nagar Market are the two popular shopping destinations in Coorg.

The spices are of exceptional quality; tourists from all over the globe buy spices from here as a remembrance of their tour to India and also to add it in their cuisines, back home. Coorg is renowned as one of the major coffee producers in India hence coffee should be on your must-buy list.

Other than coffee you may also like to buy honey from here as the honey from Coorg is one of the best qualities. However, if you are buying from the local shops, then check the quality and do not forget to bargain. It is advisable to look for Coorg Ag-Mark Honey that assures the quality of the product. You may also like to buy locally made chocolates as well.

Spices can add special flavour to your cuisines. Coorg offers various spices such as cardamom, pepper, cumin, oregano, mint, sage, bay leaves, basil, thyme, garlic, and rosemary that are of superior quality and are available in abundance. Equally popular are the dry fruits such as figs, cashews and raisins.

Apart from these, there are Tibetan artefacts sold in the Kushal Nagar Market that are available at reasonable prices. Sandalwood oil, timber carvings, homemade wine and silk saris are also sold here.

You may also like to buy a special kind of liquor made from coconut palm. Friday Market, located at Madikeri, is the place to buy ethnic jewellery. The intricately designed jewellery, bidri ware and metal ware items are available in this market.

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