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Hindustan Spices and Herbals

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Address: 5th Mile, Kumily - Munnar Road, Idukki 685509, India
Phone Number: +91- 4868284977
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Nice stop on way to Munnar

My driver stopped here on the way to Munnar. There is a quick tour that shows many really interesting plants, i had never seen a touch-me-not before. Afterwards they will try to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My driver stopped here on the way to Munnar. There is a quick tour that shows many really interesting plants, i had never seen a touch-me-not before. Afterwards they will try to sell you oils, spices and goods at a reasonable price. Good way to break up the drive and get to learn about the spice gardens.

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Guisborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Our driver called in here on our way back from Munnar after a hill and plantation trek as we wanted some easy shopping. We had already visited tea, coffee and cardamom plantations, but the compact garden here has a lot more spices, and so it was interesting for us as visitors from Europe. The tour was well conducted and umbrellas... More 

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Mumbai
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

All spice garden have nexus with tourist vehicles. On my way to Munnar our driver bought us to this place. 100INR per head was too expensive for 20 minutes strole in Hindustan spice garden. They sell products which are thrise costlier than market price . Ayurvedic products are not that costly and products they sell are not FDA approved nor... More 

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New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is just a garden for display of core ingredients used in the items sold by a shop. I mean you will feel good to see plants coco, cloves, cardamoms but not much if you belong to a place where all this easliy available. it's better to spend some more time at Tea gardens as the tickets were very costly... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

been there and bought lot of stuff from there. Spices are fresh with very strong top note and aroma . I will quality is very good. Tour to their spice garden was good. Once should experience this.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

One time visit is ok to know about spices specially when u are in kerala.Tickets are overpriced.Every items is costly enough.Everything at fixed price 2K or 5 k.Very bad attitude of shopkeepers.Exactly a shop nothing else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Very well done. excellent English speaking tour. Very friendly. Wonderful little spice store. Absolutely worth stopping for 15 or 20 minutes on your way by.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Thekkady outpost is the best. Do take the tour and be amazed with what nature has to offer compared to modern medicines.

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Mumbai
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Its a good place to see all the spice trees live in the garden. However the entry fee is little high (Rs 100) for a tour of 30 minutes. At the end you can buy spices and herbs at their shop

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Interesting stopover on a long journey. Learnt a lot about spices but the main push from this outfit was the plants for ayurverdic treatments. Worth a stopover and the tour was done by a friendly Indian girl with good English. Bought some spices in the shop at the end. No idea if they were good value for India but were... More 

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