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Anakkara Spice Tourism

Anakkara is nested in the sylvan hills of Western Ghats, and plantations forms an immense green carpet that sweeps over hills and valleys. The plantations have created an impressive profile for itself. The rich and varied flora, fauna and cultural heritage of this place are ideal and perfect. The expansive loamy plantations of coffee, tea, pepper and fragrant cardamom seen side-by-side with natural vegetation are primary attractions and exchange natural splendour. Of all the Spices of the East, none perhaps rivals the cardamom in aroma flavour, texture and use, and recognized internationally for it’s unparallel quality size and flavor. The mist clad hills and valleys lush tropical vegetations, high cliff with sylvan cascade, panoramic view of TamilNadu plains give Anakkara an idyllic and distinctive charm and beauty.

Anakkara is a serene hamlet in Idukki Dist , in Kerala –Gods own country. It lies in between Munnar and Periyar Wild life sanctuary, Thekkady– (Two International Tourism Destinations). Spice Plantations are the major attractions. Anakkara provides a calm and salubrious environment in the land of spice plantations. It is picturesque picnic spot atop the Sahyadri ranges in the Western Ghats with a unique area of balanced eco system.

Facilities

Visit to picturesque picnic spots

Home stays at Spice Gardens
Visit to Spice & Herbal Gardens
Feel the Mixed Farming Practices of  Villagers
Trade on Organic & Garden fresh Spices
Spice Walk  
Camp Fire
Demonstration of Traditional Arts & Crafts
Traditional Ayurvedic treatments & Preparations
Tree top Lunch & Candle Dinner
Ottakathalamedu – Top station at 1400 Mts MSL
Plantation visits
Stay along with farmers at their Farm Houses
Dipping hands into boiling Thylams (traditional ayurvedic preparations)
Traditional Folk dances like Karakattom, Kolkali etc
Experience Live Stock Management practices of Farmers
Jaungley atmosphere of Cardamom Hill Reserve Forests
Spice Shopping

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