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Our taxi driver dropped us here to use the toilet and we had a ‘free’ tour of the garden. Interesting enough and then the guide asks you to pay him what you think he is owed, which is weird. But then you go into the...More
Enroute from Sigirya to Kandy ... there are plenty of places which cater to Spice and herbs especially near Matale. So if you have a local with you they can guide you to the rightful place.. else you are at the mercy of the Driver...More
I'm surprised at the number of negative reviews of the garden; mostly centered on the shop and products for sale.
I found the spice tour to be quite educational, learning about differences in various spices grown in the region. It was also a nice respite...More
I didn't notice any prices when we had finished the tour and were led to the shop but I assumed they were reasonable. Paid with a credit card and silly me didn't look at the total amount. When I got home and saw what they...More
We wanted to visit somewhere where we could purchase pure herbs and spices. As we entered we’re assigned a guide for the garden, he was a really nice guy knowledgeable in all Ayurveda, quite impressive. I’m not normally interested in all garden stuff but I...More
The tour around the plants was very interesting. I do believe in a lot of herbal remedies BUT i feel i got stung big time. We had talk about their products that all sounded amazing AND might well be. I purchased 2 different products at...More
If you have had the same issue as the people commenting before, please call your bank / master card provider and issue a charge back. It can‘t be possible that people take such an advantage of tourists ! Please be careful when going there !
we had guided tour and a nice massage. I wish we had just finished there. the guide was fine, he said he was a doctor in the hospital using herb medicine. But we listened to the good things herbs can give you as natural medicine...More
We had an interesting tour in the garden and since we spent nearly an hour with a guide without paying an entrance fee it is obvious that he would expect a tip for his time. Our guide was a pleasant man who spoke a very...More