In the Heart of Nature
Tropical Spice Plantation is located in keri (ponda), a village untouched by pollution, 6 km off ponda. Tropical Spice plantation can also be reached from Panjim via Mardol.
Tropical Spice Plantation is spread over large tract of verdant land, which offers the perfect setting for you to soak in a pure unadulterated nature. Mother nature has generously blessed this land with all the elements of a perfectly refreshing ambience. The cover of greens, the vegetation, the chirping of birds and the innocent and tranquil stream make it a breathtaking destination.
Listen to the delightful birds, laze around by the stream or simply enjoy a stroll through the stretch of beetle nut plantations. The tropical spice plantation has lots to offer, peace of mind being the greatest of all.
The splendor of this place, enchanting and melodious, inspiring and soothing is sure to leave an impression that is timeless. People who have visited once have come back again. Moreover they have discovered new facets of this paradise every time.
Being in the lap of nature is not a dream any more.
They say items in the material world last for a short time but an experience can last a life time. Here at the Tropical Spice Plantation, it is the experience that draws and redraws people to us. Hardly surprising though, since the call of nature is irresistible.
An informative leaflet is provided so you can understand our guided tour better. Our guide will take you on a refreshing walk around the plantation, regaling you with information on various spices and there medicinal values. Black pepper Cardamom, Nutmeg, Vanilla, Cinnamon, Cloves, Chillies, Coriander, at Tropical Spice Plantation you can yourself see all these spices grow. You will also be introduced to famous All Spices plant, which has aroma and taste of five spices. Around Spice Plantation you will see Goa’s traditional Plantation, Tropical trees like Cashew, Areca nut (Betel nut) palm trees and Tropical Fruit like Star fruit, Jack Fruit, Custard Apple, Bananas, Papayas, Pineapple. You can also see at least four different Citrus Fruits, Tropical Spice Plantation also has a few Coffee Plants, a rare sight in Goa. At Tropical Spice Plantation you can experience the thrill of watching a Kingfisher dive for his catch. You will also enjoy watching the monkeys as they frolic on the trees. The Tropical Spice Plantation guided tour will refresh your senses and make you fell a part of nature.
After our guided tour you will be served an exquisite Goan lunch in our open air restaurant, where no walls separate’s you from nature. Food is served in a traditional manner on a Banana leaf, To keep your spirits high we serve Goa’s world famous Kaju Feni or Urraq (A lighter version of Feni). You have a choice of Rice / Pulav Traditional Fish Curry / Vegetable Curry, Fried Fish / Fried Potatoes, Chicken Xacuti, Veg Kurma, Papad and Lime Pickle, We offer fresh fruits along with traditional Goan dessert. The Tropical Spice Plantation lunch is a feast not only for your stomach but also for your senses.
Our 25 species of birds are sighted within Tropical Spice Plantation. You can expects to see Birds of Paradise, Cuckoos, Koel, Cousals, Owls, Maina, Hornbills, Pitters, Parakeets etc. and even some rare and endangered species. The experienced bird watcher and Novice will delight in watching these birds cheap away happily in their natural habitat. For once you feel one with nature.
Tropical Spice plantation services as mine Bird sanctuary, thus contributing to the conservation of wildlife. To give you the closest possible view of the birds without disturbing them, we take you around the lake on a Paddle or row-boat.
Things To Do
The Tropical Spice Plantation guided tour will refresh your senses and make you feel a part of nature.
Indulge in a riot of colors in our butterfly garden, as the latest additions to our already magnificient ecosystem fly around. You could choose to spend a lot of time with the butterflies. The friendly creatures never seem to be tired of their admirers.
Delight in the sight of over 75 species of birds within the plantation. Catch sight of some very rare and endangered species of birds. The chirping birds signify a sense of security in this paradise.
Feast on authentic Goan cuisines. Help yourself to generous servings of veg and non veg delicacies. Add some Italian delights as well to your plate. High on nutrition and steeped in tradition, just the way you’d expect in the lap of nature
Tropical Spice plantation serves as a mini Bird sanctuary, thus contributing to the conservation of wildlife. To give you the closest possible view of the birds without disturbing them, we take you around the lake on a Paddle or row-boat.