Shopping in Thekkady is a real fun and you can find various small stalls and knick-knacks to shop various famousitems of the region. Thekkady is a famous trade centre for rare Indian spices and tea and pepper plantations; hence you will surely get tempted with the sweet fragrance of these spices such as pepper, fenugreek, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg and cloves etc. Besides, banana chips fried in coconut oil are also good buys in the city. The colorful markets of the region are also ideal to purchase some of the beautiful handicraft items and interesting souvenirs. Before you leave, you must not forget to take back the exclusive T-shirts having motifs of tigers and elephants. These unique T-shirts will definitely prove to be excellent gift for your loved ones.