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Address: Gannoruwa Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 -77-1351931
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Everyone has a cut, even the driver who brought you there

The concept of taking the passengers to these gardens is not good in itself. They might make good products BUT they are soooper expensive so actually not worth it. The tour... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
AtaulMunim
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Multan, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Nice experience. First time o see ginger, kardamon, pepper plants. Very good guide. He said he finished 5 years Ajurveda medizin school and applies at a hospital to become doctor. I don't know if it's true but he knew quite a lot about everything and his English was excellent. Kids were running around. My wife got every question answered. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The spice guide was very knowledgeable. We got a free massage at the end by students learning Ayurveda. We just gave them a nominal tip. The garden is beautiful, lush, and it is amazing to know that they make oils out of pineapples, cinnamon, sandalwood etc. and combos of various things. We did not buy any oils as it was... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It was ok, but the end result is they want you to part with your hard earned cash. Sure it is a poor country and you may wish to help out, but things are over priced...

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Meerut, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

if you are an outsider and taking a city tour of kandy, i advise you not to do any shopping from the shops your taxi driver or your tour guide takes you, or you will end up purchasing some useless costly items because they take you to the places which pays them high commission, spice garden kandy is one of... More 

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Multan, Pakistan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The concept of taking the passengers to these gardens is not good in itself. They might make good products BUT they are soooper expensive so actually not worth it. The tour itself is entertaining.. though

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Stopped here en route to Kandy. We were not expecting too much but actually enjoyed the tour, even the herbal tea tasting. We did buy, but with care. Surprisingly both our boys enjoyed it too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I went with my family and after a tour of a few trees we were taken to the shop were they sold us very very expensive weight loss medicine (more than 100 dollar a bottle!). Of course the salesmen are very smart and know how to trick you and your family including a good advice from the driver who pretends... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stooped off here on the way to Kandy. The guide was informative as to how certain spices are used for ailments etc. we were given a cup of tea while walking around which tasted lovely. Towards the end we were taken to a seating area and given a list all the things we had seen and we were then... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We were brought there by taxi driver. Free tour around the garden. Then they ask you to choose the products. Did not state price. I never thought it could be so expensive. The total amount just knocked me out! They tried to pack everything so fast..I had to stop and remove half of the items...Hair removal cream was claimed to... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I found our tour of the spice garden to be very interesting and informative. Being a gardener, I very much enjoyed seeing actual spice trees, vines, bushes. I would have liked to have had a more in-depth lecture on the medicinal uses of many of the plants. I experienced absolutely no pressure what so ever to buy anything! I am... More 

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Address: Gannoruwa Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 -77-1351931
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy

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