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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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Marketing gimmick, avoid the place

I came here as my driver got me to visit the place. It has a small spice garden and that was not worth the Rs 100 entry fee. Worse, the guide tells you at the end of the visit... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2016
SulekhaNair
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I came here as my driver got me to visit the place. It has a small spice garden and that was not worth the Rs 100 entry fee. Worse, the guide tells you at the end of the visit that one could give him extra money for the explanation he gives at the garden. This is above the Rs 100... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Compared to the thekkady & Munnar market it is very expensive & it is learnt from the thekkady shopkeepers that they give heavy commission to drivers. They are more interested in selling aurvedic herbal products which cost almost double the market price. Advisable to compare rates before buying.

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Thank Paresh S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

It was a nice experience to walk in the spice garden and understanding the spices, and their medical importance. At time you may feel it as a marketing gimmick. But still a pleasant experience.

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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Nothing to say much about this place, just small numbers of spices and herbal plants are there. For 15 min walk through small garden, they are charging 100/- per person.

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Thank BharatKumarKondru
Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Compared to Kumily town market, this garden is highly expensive. especially for Ayurvedic products..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

it was in our way from munnar to thekkady. very good and informative. sherry our guide was nice. I liked the shop a lot, better than other spice shops i visited , though the prices were little higher, but here more variety and information about the products was provided.

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Thank Princy B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Our cab driver had taken us out here on the way to Munnar...... we have to hired a female guide to visit the spices garden.... she was very fluent in hindi.....n could manage to describes us about herbal benefits of their garden...... we purchased few products from them, surprisingly their products were found very useful..... today after three months when... More 

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noida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

The name of the garden we visited was 'Indian Spices and Herbal Garden' We were very much interested in spice plantation so my driver stopped here in route from alleppey to munnar. Entry fee was Rs 100 per head (seems high) and one lady guide was deputed with us. She had knowledge and way of explaining the things was also... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We go here on 12th March 2016 with family. Here our guide a girl. She explain us in our language hindi very smartly and clearly about all the spice palnts and other herbs. We found spice garden very informative, but after that shoping of medicine from their outlet was costly. We feel very good by observing the growing spice trees.

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Thank vk1963jain
Chichester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

The most disappointing spice garden we have ever visited in the area - other gardens nearby are friendlier, cheaper and a more leisurely experience. My wife and I were rushed round a few plants by a guide with poor English, except for the word 'come'! All the guide was interested in was getting us to the shop area. Other spice... More 

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