The spice farm was part of our Old Goa and temples tour done by taxi (₹2500 from Mandrem).
On arrival, we were welcome by our guide. (Young women, unfortunately I don't remember her name). Each guest is welcome in a traditional way by offering Aarti, Kumkum, and a garland of flowers. After glass of delicious herbal tea, we were taken for a tour around plantation. Our guide was very knowledgeable, not only showed us plants but also explained how they are used for cooking and in the medicine. We saw also many birds and butterflies.
At the end, there was a lunch served on plates made of banana leaves.
Gift shop with local products is located next to the cafeteria.
Bath with Elephant or ride are no longer available, as it was banned last year by the government. However, some of the tour operators still advertising as a local attraction.
Entry ticket ₹400 covers welcome tea, 40min. guided tour and a lunch.
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