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Abraham's Spice Garden

| Spring Valley, Kumily, Thekkady 685509, India
+91 97461 29050
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A great way to spend time.

As an avid cook, it was great to see where many of the herbs and spices I cook with come from and... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Hastwokitties
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Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
Spice Garden and much more

A Northern lass from Northumberland.31/12 Like previous reviews, I initially thought umm what is... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Linda B
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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 4 January 2017

As an avid cook, it was great to see where many of the herbs and spices I cook with come from and what the plants look like. And unlike many more formal spice gardens, where you walk along a cement area with individual plants exhibited,...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

A Northern lass from Northumberland.31/12 Like previous reviews, I initially thought umm what is coming - a small concrete drive with a small house on the main road. I urge you, please continue. Abraham came and greeted me with a lovely smile and spoke perfect...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Initially I thought it was just a house but as the owner started to take us around his garden I was amazingly surprised. It was authentic and he had a great knowledge of the plants and his explanations of all the plants/ herbs uses etc...More

Thank STopey
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Abrahams him self explained and shown us complete spice garden. He was very kind and well explained all spices and Ayurveda medicines. We enjoyed it.

Thank Kiran_tour
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely Spice garden. We've been welcomed by Mr. Abraham, the owner. The visit is really instructive and definitely worst it.

Thank ccoq11
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely tour of the spice garden and heard about many different plants, and Abraham's family who planted them. His knowledge is fantastic and he also does tours in English German and French. His little shop of spices is also good value. Well...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We had an awesome experience as we were guided by Mr. Abraham himself in his spice garden. Mr. Abraham is extremely knowledgeable and attended all our questions and queries with patience and explanations. His garden is a must watch for those travelling to Thekkady. Try...More

Thank Sandip_Kol-64
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We went to Abraham's spice garden on being recommended by a local. We were greeted by Mr. Abraham himself, he took us around the spice garden educating us on each of the plants. Have a completely different perspective towards how I see plants now. A...More

Thank AV0880
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to be if you have the slightest inclination towards spices and their origins. The visit will give you a glimpse into the hard work put in by the spice farmers. Justin and his family, with their welcoming attitude, were thoughtful in explaining about...More

Thank anujg88
Reviewed 9 December 2016

After a warm welcome by Mr. Abraham, we had a delicious spicy homecooked lunch. Then the Master himself took us through his beautiful garden full of obvious abd hidden spice- plants. Thank you for this great experience

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damodar2014
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
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Arihantytl
14 December 2016|
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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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