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Abraham's Spice Garden

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| Spring Valley, Kumily, Thekkady 685509, India
+91 97461 29050
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tour and evening meal

We experienced a tour given by Abraham's son and an evening meal which was hosted by Abraham... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2016
steveandjenUk
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Very informative and interesting as well as beautiful

The lovely guide took us around the garden,showing us how the spice plants grow in their native... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2016
Cocciolino2015
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Hello welcome to Abraham's spice garden.The garden was established in 1952 and one of the oldest and biggest garden in periyar.We are providing a guided tour and you can taste and smell the real organic spices .You can also buy farm fresh spices.There are lots of spice gardens in Periyar so make sure that it is Abraham's spice garden.This garden was recommended in lonely planet and routard also. It is shown in the famous documentary by BBC "Around the world in 80 gardens" by Mounty Don.
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| Spring Valley, Kumily, Thekkady 685509, India
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

We experienced a tour given by Abraham's son and an evening meal which was hosted by Abraham himself. The understanding of the plants and the wildlife that drop in from the forest was fascinating. The meal was a local menu and though not to everyones...More

Thank steveandjenUk
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

The lovely guide took us around the garden,showing us how the spice plants grow in their native environment and explaining how they are prepared to be used and in what way. These spices have been exported for centuries and the trade routes have brought riches...More

Thank Cocciolino2015
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

I loved to meet Abraham and visit his eden garden. Both charming. The garden is full of surprises, and the man speaks good french. I spent a delicious moment.

Thank Bénédicte N
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Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Very interesting to explore the garden and have your senses surprised by the aroma and taste of various herbs and spices. We were also fortunate enough to have a meal prepared by Abraham himself which was amazing, very delicious food with all ingredients except rice/meat...More

Thank Andrew H
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

What a charming surprise....Mr. Abraham! :) He speaks at least 5 languages and has a lovely sense of humour. His Spice garden is beautiful, full of different flowers, fruits and of course lots of different spices. It is a MUST visit if in Thekkady.

Thank Micetta
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Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Thought this place was very interesting. We were shown round by the owner who showed us so many different spices growing. Pepper, chillies, ginger, cardamoms, okra. Also had small shop selling various spices etc.

Thank 1UKCHICK
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

We had a private tour with both the owner and later his son and were shown all the beautiful plants that give the spices we all know from our kitchen, but not know how they grow. We could taste and smell and indulge in all...More

Thank Konrad2000
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Reviewed 12 March 2016

A good experience in viewing the spices of India. The guide was good and very knowledgeable and had good command of English.

Thank Thevy Sathasiva... R
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

We had a guided tour of this wonderful garden by the amazing, friendly owner Mr Abraham. There's so much to see and learn here and Mr Abraham is an excellent guide. We also had an excellent lunch there. There's also a small shop where you...More

Thank Chiora
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Reviewed 3 March 2016

A very interesting tour in Abraham's back garden! A great opportunity to see various spices and other plants and learn more about them from the knowledgeable guides. Touch, taste, smell and discover!

Thank Ladypop
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damodar2014
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
From the Northumbrian lass. I totally disagree. Our driver actually suggested Abraham's Garden. I went on my hen and I enjoyed the experience, so knowledgable and fascinating. Be prepared to play guess the spice, well... More
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Arihantytl
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Response from justinkumily | Property representative |
Call,9746129050 to book the tour
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Response from Ajay2201 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Apologies for the late reply. Logged in to Tripadvisor after a very long time. We did not go to any spice garden in Munnar. We went to Abraham's Spice Garden in Thekkady. But I believe there are some spice gardens in... More
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