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Spice & Tea Tours In Kerala

by afiatajdar 6 year, 5 months ago

Spice and Tea garden tours in Kerala are the most upcoming holiday ideas. Located at some of the most exotic hill stations, a spice and tea tour in Kerala is sure to reveal some of the best kept nature's delight.

God’s Own Country, Kerala, is a popular state is India famous for its spice and tea plantation. Located among the best of nature, these aromatic spice and tea gardens are worth visiting. Spice and tea tours in Kerala is the most upcoming holiday idea. The most popular places where spices grow are Attappadi, Siruvani, Vagamon, Vandiperiyar, Erumeli, while Grampi, Pathanamthitta Distric, Vilangakunnu and Ponumudi District are famous for their tea gardens.

Spice Cultivation in Kerala
The famous spices grown here are Pepper, Cloves, Cinnamon, Ginger and Cardamom, Thyme, Basil, Mint, Vanilla, Bay, Sage, Rosemary and Oregano and tourists ave the option to buy these spices directly from the garden. These spice gardens are very scenic and photography is highly recommended. The first hand feel of these spice in itself is a great experience that one will remember by on your holidays in South India. Watching groups of elephants on the bank of a stream, splashing water at one another, is not a rare sight on the way to these gardens.

Tea and Coffee Plantation in Kerala
The beautiful land of Kerala is best explored while on an aromatic journey in the various tea and coffee gardens. Grampi, 5 km from Peermede (Idukki District), Pathanamthitta District, Vilangakunnu in Kozhikode District and Ponumudi District are a few exotic places where one can enjoy the sight of unending tea gardens. Kerala is famous for its tea and buying the fresh and authentic tea from these gardens is a not to be missed activity. Three types of tea, viz, Green Tea, Oolong Tea and Black Tea are cultivated here and tourists can also visit the tea factories and can learn a few techniques to make the most wonderful tea. The idyllic location of these gardens, i.e. among the woods and the jungles also allows the tourists to enthrall in some wildlife sighting and also enjoy fishing for trouts.

Other Attractions Under Development
The tea and spice tours is gaining such immense popularity that the Union Ministry of Tourism and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have joined hands to create a unique project called, ‘Spice Tourism Circuit’ under which tourists will be takes around various spice gardens in the sate of Kerala and adjoining state of Tamil Nadu. For example Nutmeg plantations in Kalady, clove plantations in Kumily and cinnamon plantations in Theni and Thudiyakurisu. The government is also planning to open a spice museum, spice workshop for artists and a spice food court. The local people are also being encouraged to provide accommodation to the tourists which will allow the tourists to enjoy the local culture of the state. When on spice tours in Kerala, tourists should not miss an exclusive trip to Munnar.

Options for Staying
Tourists can stay in the plantation lodges and various mansions dedicated only for tourism in these areas. Watching the seasoned women pluck the tea leaves while humming a beautiful song is a sight to behold.
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