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Spice Stories - Walking tour of Spices

There are cardamom hills, there is cardamom hill reserve, there is the Western Ghats. Spices from Southern India was considered to have possessed world-class quality. Pepper is known as the King and cardamom is known as the queen of spices, and the best of them come from the Western Ghats of Southern India. Did you know that cardamom plantation was the Monopoly of the Travancore Kingdom that ruled over Southern Kerala for more than 400 years, yes along with the British towards the end.. It was so much revenue for the Kingdom, they could not have ever diluted it. What is quality when it comes to spices...size, color, taste, aroma.. you got to find it from the stories we tell.

per adult from

$13

AUD

Duration

2 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Toilet facilities
    • Drinking water
    What's excluded :

    • The tours involves about history of the Cardamom hills,the plantations, the history, the politics, trade, export, the plant, the harvest, its area of application, the people behind it, the quality... the story goes on. Essentially it is a walking tour about spices where you take back a lot of information back home about these little things great qualities.

      Stop At:

      • Chellarkovil Viewpoint, Chellaracovil-Mettu Road, Thekkady 685509 India
      • Cardamom Hills, Western Ghats India
    • Departure Point :
      Beaumont Plantation Retreat, Chellarcovil, Thekkady, Anakkara, Tamil Nadu 685512, India
      Departure Time :
      7/13/2019 - 10/30/2021
      Monday:09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
      Tuesday:09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
      Wednesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
      Thursday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
      Friday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
      Saturday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
      Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    10

    Organised by Spice Stories Walking Tour

    Activity ID: V-173988P1

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