There are two Spice Plantations in Goa, both situated in the Ponda region and are engaged in producing spice powders and mixes out of pepper, cardamom, tamarind and all the other spice groups and categories.
- Star fruit
These Spice Plantation Farms, entertain groups of tourists which crafts an interesting day out. You can see the men climb on the Betel Nut trees, over a hundred feet above the ground, swaying from tree to tree and collecting ingredients fore mixes and spices.
All the spices and plants mostly have some medicinal properties.
Spice plants you will find in the plantation are as follows:
- Black pepper
- Betel nut palm
Some tropical fruits found in the plantations are as follows:
- Custard apples
- Citrus fruits
Natural Scenes near the Grounds of the Plantation:
- A kingfisher diving into the water
- The monkeys playing in the trees
- A worker collecting herbs and resources swinging from one tree to another
80 species of birds that have been sighted within the plantation are as follows:
- Birds Of Paradise
- Horn Bills
- Large Eagles.
After a tourist finishes off visiting the plantation, he will be served lunch in an open air restaurant by the riverside. The lunch is a very tasty local meal served on a banana leaf, supported by a sweet dish and a tipple of cashew feni or Urraq.
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