The wealth of spices of India, especially Kerala have lured foreigners for centuries. The appetizing flavors and the intoxicating aroma of spices need to be experienced to see the reason for the temptation. Thekkady cultivates spices in their blissful weather and location. Owing to a number of lush green spice plantations, it is undoubtedly the heartland of spices. Enjoy a spice tour in Thekkady, in the Western Ghats, close to Periyar Tiger Reserve.
Learn about the famous spices of Kerala at one of the many spice gardens in the town. Along with a visit to spice plantations, explore coffee and tea plantations, pay a visit to the spice market and buy souvenirs for home. Learn about cultivation of pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, cloves, etc. along with raw honey and more. While spices preserve and add flavor to food, many of them like turmeric and ginger have medicinal effects. Many of them are part of not just food, but rituals and religious purposes.
Walks through spice plantations, to known about every characteristic of cultivation, harvesting, uses and the final product for consumption. Bask in the invigorating fragrant. Spice tours are usually available throughout the year. Make your holiday in Kerala memorable with a spice tour in Thekkady.