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“Great tour!”

Tropical Spice Plantation
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US$ 42.00*
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Goa Churches Spice plantation and old Bazaars
Ranked #2 of 22 things to do in Ponda
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by a wonderful and interesting tour of the spice plantation. Our group was small and made it a great learning experience and our guide was very knowledgeable while being warm, friendly and invites questions and comments. The tour includes lunch and we found the buffet good and plentiful.
The major positive aspect of this tour is the absence of the hard sell of spices which we've experienced on spice tours in other places on our travels.

Thank Luanne M
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is totally waste of time and money. Very bad food. This is private land. Who needs these information in Goa? Taxi driver took us because of commission.

Thank Robbie1525
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Conventionally Spice Plantation Visits are not a part of Goa trip but its worth while to explore the greenery , water body and the guided tour of Tropical Spice Plantation . The tour includes a guided information about spices their detailed information and how they are grown. The tour of 30 minutes is followed by a buffet lunch ( price included). Enjoy and learn about nature and plantation while you walk in green shades !

Thank DrNiranjan
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

I was reluctant to go to a spice plantation as some still have attractions offering tourist the chance to ride and bathe elephants.But when I was assured this practise had stopped I went along and throughly enjoyed the tour around the trees and shrubs to see various spices like pepper, cardamoms , nutmeg and cashews growing.The guide was really good and the trip concluded with a man displaying how he climbed the really high trees to harvest bettle nuts and swung from tree to tree.The cost - about a fiver includes a buffet lunch which was okay - quite acceptable

Thank 195meldav
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Did a day trip from hotel in Arpora, took 3/4 hour to get there, received a glass of hot herbal tea on arrival and was given a guided tour of the estate by a very well informed young lady who knew her stuff, the tour took about a half hour which was interrupted by a large snake passing the track. Afterwards we had a lovely traditional meal with about 12 choices, really nice. Disappointed that the elephants were no longer there but did see some monkeys in the trees. All in all a good half day for the price.

Thank Phil E
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