The Spice Gardens of Sri Lanka offer visitors an in-depth glimpse into the herbs and spices that make the island’s vibrant culinary creations a joy to sample and savour. Courtesy of Sri Lanka tours offered by reputable locale travel agent Walkers Tours, you will be able to sample and buy these wonderful herbs and spices to enhance yourSri Lanka holidays. The spice gardens are concentrated in the central hills of the country, in the district of Matale, which is situated around 25 kilometres out of the cultural city of Kandy. Walk though well-maintained patches of green and breathe in some of the exquisite fragrances of cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and more. Purchase these organically produced herbs from the charming gift shop located onsite and learn which combinations of spices make the most delicious local curries. There is a multitude of spice gardens located in the region, and some even prepare a delicious Sri Lankan meal for visitors to enjoy, that feature the spices and herbs grown in the garden. One such garden is the Hingula Luckyland Spice Gardens, which is situated on the main Colombo-Kandy road. You’ll be able to learn about the diverse uses of various herbs, used in food, cosmetics, and local health practices such as Ayurveda.
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