Periyar Spice Plantation

Periyar is a hub for spices and tea dealers. Spice plantation in Periyar, Thekkady is one of the major spice plantations in Kerala. Spice tour to Periyar is the best way to explore the land known for its different aroma of spices. The vast tea, coffee and pepper plantations, surrounded by eucalyptus trees, are nourished by the Periyar River. Periyar is famous for the cultivation of pepper, but it also grows cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, oregano, rosemary, thyme, basil, mint, bay leaf, sage and nutmeg in large quantity. Spice tours to Kerala are a good way to explore this land which is world famous for its different aroma of spices.

Tea and coffee gardens can be seen on the hillsides. A large area of the valleys and hills is covered by these tea and coffee plantations. Watching the plantations spread over sloping areas is very pleasant. Periyar is a perfect example of beautiful and diversified ecology having unique and remarkable wildlife on one side and peaceful & green plantations on the other.