Navratri is a vibrant and joyous festival celebrated with immense fervor by millions of Indians, particularly the Gujarati community, all around the world. While NRIs (Non-Resident Indians) living abroad may miss the traditional festivities back home, they can still experience the spirit of Navratri by shopping for essential items from India. Forward Parcel, your trusted international parcel forwarding partner from India, is here to help you with a list of 10 items you can buy for Navratri shopping, excluding any restricted or prohibited items.

1.  Traditional Garments

Navratri choli

Navratri is synonymous with colorful and traditional attire. NRIs can shop for beautifully embroidered chaniya cholis, ghagras, and kurta sets to get into the festive mood.

 2.  Jewelry

navratri jewellery

Adorn yourself with exquisite jewelry, such as jhumkas, bangles, and necklaces, to complement your Navratri outfit.

 3. Decorative Items

Navratri Decorative Items

Deck up your home with vibrant decorations like torans, rangolis, and diyas to create a festive atmosphere.

4.  Dandiya Sticks


Don’t forget the essential dandiya sticks for the energetic Garba and Dandiya Raas dance during Navratri.

 5.  Snacks

Indian Snacks

Enjoy the authentic flavors of India with a variety of snacks like chakli, chivda,  fafda etc

6.  Music and Dance Accessories:

ghungroo anklets

NRIs can groove to the beats of traditional Garba music with instruments like dhol and purchase dance accessories like ghungroo anklets.

7.  Idols and Puja Essentials:

Idols goddess durga

Bring the divine into your home with idols of Goddess Durga or other deities along with essential puja items like incense sticks, camphor, and diyas.

8.  Festive Makeup:

Festive Makeup

Ladies can complete their look with vibrant makeup products like sindoor, bindis, and mehndi (henna) cones.

9.  Indian Spices and Ingredients:

Indian Spices and Ingredients

Relish the taste of authentic Indian cuisine during Navratri by stocking up on spices, lentils, and special flours for fasting recipes.

 10.  Navratri Speciality Products:

Choli for kids

Explore Navratri-specific products such as dandiya raas CDs, decorative chaniya cholis for children, and more.

Remember that Forward Parcel ensures a hassle-free shopping experience for NRIs, carefully handling all the items you wish to purchase and forwarding them to your international location. Plus, we adhere to all export regulations, ensuring you receive your Navratri shopping without any hassles.


Navratri is a time for joy, celebration, and coming together with family and friends. NRIs can make the most of this festive season by shopping for these essential items from India while avoiding any restricted or prohibited products. Forward Parcel is here to bridge the gap and help you celebrate Navratri with all its traditional charm, no matter where you are in the world. Happy Navratri!

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