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We hired a taxi from Sigiriya to Kandy and our driver convinced us to visit this spice garden. We were quite excited and looking forward for our visit. And in our excitement didn’t check the reviews online (our biggest mistake)
As soon as we reached...More
We hadn’t intended coming and accepted advice without doing any due diligence. Indeed, we were looking forward to it thinking it might be a very interesting horticultural tour of herbs and spices. But no. It’s a cynical scam for ‘natural health’ products.
Strongly recommend that...More
We meant to go to the spice garden near the botanical garden but didn't know there were many spice gardens around Kandy, and that it's name is New Ranweli, hence we didn't specify which spice garden we wanted to go. This was our first mistake....More
This place is a scam & the products do not work. It is clearly set up to take advantage of tourists. Not only do the products not work but they actually cause significant detrimental side effects. If your driver starts to take you here, refuse...More
Our driver made us come here on our way to Dambulla from Kandy (I found out later that this was because drivers get a big commission for bringing tourists here).
What followed turned out to be a huge scam. We were taken around a little...More
Simply do not go here. After we said no 3 times to the “student herbologist” responding to whether we wanted a massage, we were then taken to the sales counter. Outrageous pricing for complete rubbish! Stick with a qualified doctor, antibiotics are a lot cheaper...More
Our tour guide forced us to come to this place. I thought that maybe it can be nice. We can know more about sri lankan herbal medicine so why not. When we arrived they told us that entrance is for free, there was a "medicine...More
This spice garden on the way to Kandy tour which nearby Elephant Sanctuary. Nothing much to see there, its just a selling medicine with double price. if your tour guide insist to bring your there please say No. Like us, our tour keep on pressure...More
Mm. This often happens. All I can say is the guy who showed us round was knowledgable, and we had a nice massage. It was the begging for tips that spoilt it. There's lots of spice and herbal gdns in Sri Lanka - look for a... More
Mm. This often happens. All I can say is the guy who showed us round was knowledgable, and we had a nice massage. It was the begging for tips that spoilt it. There's lots of spice and herbal gdns in Sri Lanka - look for a different one where the reviews are more consistent.