Mother’s Day 2018 – Take Your Mom on a Travel Cum Shopping Adventure
‘Mom is a title just above the Queen.’ No other love is as pristine and pure as a mother’s love. And we are always eager to make her happy, to see the twinkle in her eyes, to hear her musical laughter. And, Mother’s Day2018 is here to pamper her even more.We must have already conjured up a gift for her in our mind. An exquisite piece of jewellery! Better still, quality time with her, indulging in some retail therapy. An exciting idea would be to combine travel and shopping! Travel with her to the best shopping destinations and see her glow with this exciting experience, away from routine. To help you make this a reality, we are enlisting the best shopping travel destinations in India which also double up as amazing vacation spots. An amazing treat for the most amazing person in your life, your mother.
Everyone is aware of the amazing existence of this beach heaven in India. Perfect for any and every age group, Goa has a huge list of things to do and in there, definitely lies the ample of shopping opportunities that it offers. From the beach shacks selling a variety of knick-knacks like seashell jewellery, clothes, footwear, liquor, cashews and whatnot, its multiple flea markets and night markets also make for wonderful attractions. On Mother’s day, your mother would love to indulge in shopping for great beach inspired home décor and handicraft items at markets such as Arpora, besides of course sipping on cocktails and beach-walking.
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2. The Royal Jaipur – Best place for Mother’s Day 2018
Jaipur is one of the biggest attractions of India with numerous palaces, forts, and cultural zones pulling tourists from all over the world to itself. However, that’s not all. The Pink City also happens to be one of the most brilliant of shopping hubs in the country with several amazing street markets and boutique shops selling a variety of ethnic stuff you would love. Let your mother enjoy herself on this Mother’s Day, looking around the wonderful Jaipur attractions like Jaigarh Fort and Hawa Mahal, while also shopping to her heart’s fill for quality indigenous items like Jaipur quilts, bedsheets, puppets, marble and wooden home décor items, Rajasthani dress material, juttis, ethnic jewellery and so on.
Shillong is one place in the North East that is also known for its endless opportunities for indulgent shopping besides its stunning natural beauty. A paradise for fashion lovers, Shillong’s Police Market is a place where both you and your mom will find hordes items worth spending on. Sikkim tourism dwells not just on its beautiful landscape but also its tons of handmade artefacts made by the tribal population that are a rage among tourists. You can buy a variety of bamboo and cane goods, exquisite silk dresses, cotton clothes, lovely shoes, bags and much more.
While Ooty is a well-known and well-frequented Indian hill station, it is also a great hub for shopping lovers. Ooty has many wonderful things to do in tow, which make it a wonderful travel destination, especially in summers owing to its cool climate and placid environment. Apart from visiting the lovely rose garden, boating in its picturesque lake and watching gorgeous sunsets, its famous Tibetan Market also offers a wide variety of options for a great shopping experience. The whole market seems filled with delicious chocolates that are definitely a must-buy here. You can also buy a range of woollen clothes and blankets that are both of high quality and very warm.
Shimla is one of the most popular hill stations in India. The pretty destination nestled in the Himalayas is not just known for its reviving atmosphere, scenic landscape and several places of interest packed in the small Himachali town, but is also famous for its sprawling markets selling a variety of items that you would love to take back home as souvenirs. The famous Lakkar Bazaar while is known for its distinguished wooden items like furniture and home décor goods, Mall road remains bustling with people intrigued by its wide range of merchandise including clothes, shoes, woollen items, organic fruits etc. However, it’s the Tibetan Market that steals the show with tons of interesting items like Tibetan rugs, clothes, boots, bags and so much more being sold here. Your mom is sure going to love spending hours raking through these locales for some amazing handicraft and household items worthy of every penny.
Now that you know what’s the best gift to give your mother, this Mother’s Day, better hurry and make your reservations now for the ideal tour package to Goa, Shimla, Jaipur, Ooty or Shillong. Wherever, it may be we are sure your mom’s going to enjoy a lot.
A day dreamer by nature and writer by choice, Ratna is a movie buff and has an undying penchant for food. She is an avid reader and a dog lover. Her ultimate dream is to travel places and own a house in a secluded country like Bhutan.