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Abraham's Spice Garden

| Spring Valley, Kumily, Thekkady 685509, India
+91 97461 29050
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beautiful, lush spice garden with friendly and informative host

My parents and I visited Abraham's spice garden on our way back from a few days of trekking and... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Meghan O
Geneva, Switzerland
amazing garden n wonderful sight seeing by MR ABRAHAM.

MR ABRAHAM the owner showed us around the place with great precision..explaining all the details... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Anita T
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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
+91 97461 29050
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

My parents and I visited Abraham's spice garden on our way back from a few days of trekking and wildlife in Periyar Nature reserve. Less than 30 minutes from Thekkady, its well worth a quick but insightful visit! Abraham is a gracious and extremely knowledgeable...More

Thank Meghan O
Reviewed 18 February 2017

MR ABRAHAM the owner showed us around the place with great precision..explaining all the details about the spices. we were NOT forced to buy any spices which was very good. it took us an hour to see the whole spice garden but was worth it...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Our views echo those of pretty much everyone else, I think. This is well worth the money and the time (it only takes an hour or so). Much, of course, depends on your guide, but ours was excellent and we learned so much about how...More

Thank Lucy I
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Tenth time in India and the first occasion of not being pressed into buying something.The host's grandfather started this spice plantation in 1952.We really learned so much and for once,one didn't feel like we were treated like the usual tourist cash machine.Recommended by our hotel...More

Thank ivor1
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Mr Abraham's grandfather founded this garden in the 1950s and it has remained in the family since. Its current guardian is a gracious enthusiast who will give of his time willingly and generously if he sees that your interest in plants and spices is genuine....More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a family owned business, so they take a lot of pride on their botanical garden. The garden is big and has a lot of different spices, fruits, vegetables and exotic trees. It is a very educational experience and you also have the opportunity...More

Thank conrodz
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Abraham's garden is truly a work of dedication and love. Three generations in the making, it is a demonstration of sustainable agriculture and quality spice/food production. Abraham was very kind to us even though we just knocked on the door to his house without any...More

Thank jacob818
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Being taken around his garden by Abraham himself was an honour. His variety of plants cannot be beaten.

Thank BarbaraTourbes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

A beautiful garden packed with all different varieties of spices.At first sight you will think its a small place but there is a lot of area behind his house. Mr. Abraham took us in and showed all his collection of spices with a brief description....More

Thank MONU G K
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We were shown around the small garden and given a vast amount of knowledge to take home with us.The guide was very good and showed us all the plants and their purposes nor just for culinary but medicinal as well.We spent a very enjoyable hour...More

Thank wendy m
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1 May 2017|
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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
14 December 2016|
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Response from justinkumily | Property representative |
Call,9746129050 to book the tour
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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