Nainital is  famous for handmade candles, home-made jams, squashes, juice concentrates and fruit preservatives. One can buy all this and more from authentic shops in Bara Bazaar, The Mall Road, Bhotia Bazaar and Mallital.

The hill station has many popular specialties for shopping ranging from woolens  to the brass items. Apart from the ever bustling mall road there are plenty of smaller bazaars  to explore and bargain.