Visit an organic plantation in Goa and discover a vast variety of spices, medicinal herbs, and tropical fruits. See how the plantation owners grow their plants using purely organic methods of farming ... More info ›
Visit an organic plantation in Goa and discover a vast variety of spices, medicinal herbs, and tropical fruits. See how the plantation owners grow their plants using purely organic methods of farming. The beautiful setting of Goa provides for a great backdrop to enjoy the serene beauty of a tropical plantation. At the end of the tour enjoy a typical Goan meal (beverage excluded).
• Spice plantation with exotic plants
• Taste of popular drink - Feni - made up by distillation process of cashew
• Authentic homemade Goan cuisine
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Tropical Spice Plantation, H.No. A-14 , Arla Bazar Keri, Ponda, Kerim, Goa 403401, India
You will be picked up from your hotel and driven to a spice plantation.
On arrival at the plantation you will be greeted with a welcome drink (non-alcoholic). Then your guide will take you on a tour of the plantation. Walk around the plantation and get introduced to the spice plants and fruit trees as your guide tells you about their flowering and fruiting periods. Take in the smells around you as you walk past trees of cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper, cashew, coconut, areca nut, teak and many others.
Learn about organic farming. See how biogas is produced and watch the distillation of cashew Feni, which you can sample if you are of drinking age, along with the equally popular Urak. Children can try their hand at drawing water from a traditional well with a rope.
At the end of the plantation visit, enjoy a home cooked Goan lunch (beverage excluded). You will also have the opportunity to purchase (own expense) locally grown spices and other farm products to take with you, if you wish.
Duration: 3 hours