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Abraham's Spice Garden

| Spring Valley, Kumily, Thekkady 685509, India
+91 97461 29050
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Definitely worth a visit

While we have walked around a few spice gardens, we found this tour the most interesting and... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Margaret P
Well worth seeing

Really enjoyed my visit. Priya was a very good guide. She has a medical background do can tell you... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Barbara E
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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 19 February 2018

While we have walked around a few spice gardens, we found this tour the most interesting and informative. Set in a lovely place, the gardens around the Abrahams' home are definitely worth a visit both for the spices and for the other flowers and fruits...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit. Priya was a very good guide. She has a medical background do can tell you what the spices are useful for. Great to see what you use in cooking growing naturally. Easy to catch the local bus from Kumily to the...More

Thank Barbara E
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Good Experience to see the world of spices. You need to walk a lot to enjoy the real beauty of nature.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

A very nice woman, a pharmacist, gave us a tour of the gardens explaining all the medicinal properties of the wide assortment of plants and flowers which are part of their many acres.

Thank Walter F
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful! Just a short auto ride from Kumily takes you to Mr.Abrahams spice garden . It’s a plant lovers paradise. Our guide Priya was a lovely girl also in the medical profession and she knew all the plants names,uses and medicinal values. From start to...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Abraham showed me his beautiful garden and had a story to each flower, tree and spices. He offered me nectar from a flower and gave me different leafs for testing. Thank you!

Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

It was a very good spice garden and Abraham uncle explained it very well. But highly not recommended to purchase anything from him because he charges too high than the market rates over there.

Thank swapnail
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

This was an unexpected highlight in our trip to Periyar. This place is a horticulturists joy and mr abrahams knowledge of plants and his pleasure in showing them and discussing their care was wonderful. The range of spices, orchids and trees was a fascinating botany...More

Thank loupwolf
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

What a wonderful experience being shown around this spice farm by Manu Abraham was. As well as being illuminating, the enthusiasm of our host, the owner, was enchanting.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Abraham's Spice Garden was recommended to us by some people and after looking it up on trip advisor , we decided to go. The entrance is homely and lies amidst a beautiful spice garden.Abraham is extremely friendly and knowledgeable and gives you a brief info...More

Thank Tapasya W
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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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Response from justinkumily | Property representative |
Call,9746129050 to book the tour
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Abhimanyu B
19 September 2016|
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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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