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Tropical Spice Plantation

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Address: Arla Bazar Keri, Ponda, India
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Was welcomed with traditional Indian style and lemongrass, ginger tea as welcome drink which was good. Then a lady took us, along with another set of people for plantation tour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Abu Dhabi
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We did the trip to the plantation after some good reviews on trip advisor and from the hotel where we stayed and we found it within what we expected. The food was healthy and excellent. The information we got from the tour was very good. the guide had excellent knowledge of what they had in the plantation and my wife... More 

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Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

These plantation is very tourist oriented, but I did really enjoy it. The tour guide was friendly and nice and explained things thoroughly, she was also quite funny. The food that they serve is also very tasty and fresh. I would highly recommend this plantation opposed to others. I went to one which ended up being a nightmare it was... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Was welcomed with traditional Indian style and lemongrass, ginger tea as welcome drink which was good. Then a lady took us, along with another set of people for plantation tour. Tour was very informative, got to know lot of things which i was unaware of. Entry ticket included lunch charges as well. Food was bland and organic. Washrooms were well... More 

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DELHI
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

nice for a visit to be close to nature...good to go with kids for some fun and learning...oragnic and pure enviornment

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Very unsure when we were recommended about this place! when we reached , Welcome by staff was very traditional followed by nice Lemon Grass Tea and a amazing buffet lunch which is a part of the ticket price, per person. Post lunch the expert, Francis took us for the tour and must say the gentleman shared some amazing facts and... More 

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San Clemente, California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
59 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

For 400 rs. ($6.66 u.s.) take a tour of this magical place. The price of admission includes a lunch buffet served on a fresh pressed disposable bamboo plate, under a canopy of woven grass. The buffet choices are simple yet very satisfying. The tour guide was entertaining and knowledgeable about exotic spices. It was fascinating to learn how cardamom, cinnamon,... More 

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Hyderabad, AP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The farm is located about 8KMs away from Ponda (at 15° 27' 7.00" N 74° 0' 45.73" E, Ref: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/119907315). You can either take an auto from Ponda Old Bus Stand (Indira bus stand) for about 250/- Round-trip or book a private vehicle. Forget about public transport. It's too infrequent. The small tour of spices is educating and the hosts... More 

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San Clemente, California
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Learn how cardamom, cinnamon, tumeric, cloves, allspice, pepper, and many more grow. 400 rs. ($6.66 u.s.) includes tour, lunch and sample of feni (cashew-nut fruit moonshine). Wonderful tropical park with pathways to different plants. Beautiful fauna and flora. Small shop offers ayurvedic oils. clean public restrooms with toilet paper. Simple, yet delicious, buffet lunch served on disposable bamboo plates under... More 

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Surat, India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Spice plantation trip was a different experience, children enjoyed the knowledge given about the spices. Food was average but managing big crowd with no queue for food was wonderful. Nature lovers may like it.

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Hinsdale, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Tour guide was great, saw the elephants up close and then paid 700 rupees to ride them. Nice quick trip for anyone looking for something to do in South Goa. Be careful for the shot they offer you when completing the tour :)

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Additional Information about Tropical Spice Plantation

Address: Address: Arla Bazar Keri, Ponda, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Ponda
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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