The paradise island of Sri Lanka has been famous for its aromatic spices since time immemorial. The golden soil of this enchanting island brings forth flourishing crops of spices that are greatly loved all over the world. When you are traveling in Sri Lanka, do try to visit a few exotic spice gardens and you will not regret it! When you travel with Green Holiday Centre, you will be able to arrange informative tours with great ease.
Sri Lankan spices
Sri Lankan spices are truly of the highest standard. The country, which is also fondly called Spice Island, is famous for over 15 different types of spices. Such as cloves, cinnamon, coriander, cardamom, aloe vera, cocoa, vanilla, pepper, nutmeg and henna. When you visit a spice garden you will be able to learn a lot about the individual properties of the spices as well as the methods used in cultivation.
You will also get the chance to buy packs of spices to take back home with you. A pack of fragrant Sri Lankan spices is indeed a great gift idea for friends and family living overseas! Traditional remedies and natural cosmetics made using herbs and spices of the fields can also be purchased at attractive prices when you visit the gift shops of the spice gardens. Most of the spice gardens in the country allow free entrance and arrange free tours too. So you will be able to include these visits even if you are traveling on a tight budget.
Matale is an enchanting town in the Central Province of Sri Lanka that boasts of several impressive spice gardens. Among these, Isiwara Ayurvedic Spice and Herbal Garden, Highland Spice Garden, International Spice Walk, Happy Land Spice Garden, New Paradise, Regent Spice Garden, Luckgrove Spice Garden, Old Paradise, Sirilak Spice Garden, Paramound Spice Garden and Thakshila Herbs and Spice are quite famous.