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Susantha Spice and Herbal Garden

No.27, Ganethenna, Sri Lanka
+94 77 608 0774
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interesting place at the time but obvious con afterwards

We were offered a delicious spice tea at the beginning of the tour. So nice we bought some at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Catherine W
big sales pitch, crazy prices, dubious about the whole thing

Driver took us here, felt like a big con and I would have preferred not to visit. 20 mins... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Lana M
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No.27, Ganethenna, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were offered a delicious spice tea at the beginning of the tour. So nice we bought some at the end, nothing like what we tasted there, waste of money. Tour quite interesting but everything overpriced and probably not what they show you and claim.

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Driver took us here, felt like a big con and I would have preferred not to visit. 20 mins wasted. Garden tour was nice and tea lovely but the medicinal products had an unbelievable sales pitch of every potion will cure everything after one session....More

Thank Lana M
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Have traveled to a few countries where the driver you hire starts talking about this amazi g place that you really need to go to. This is one of those places that when you get there the sale pitch is very convincing. As we were...More

1  Thank Juliet G
Reviewed 24 April 2017

A wonderful variety of plants and herbs in a rather small area. We were given a small cup of tea, got to smell the different herbs and see them in their natural state. Our guide was knowledgeable and readily answered our questions. Tour ended in...More

1  Thank Heather T
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Our guide took us to this spice garden where a local employee gave us a guided tour of the garden. It is a medicinal spice garden with a lot of herbs grown that can cure different ailments. The tour is followed by a sales pitch...More

1  Thank GomathiShankar
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Our guide recommended this place . Unfortunately we trusted him. The tour was 15 minutes with explanations but after then they took us to the products shop . Very high prices with no guaranty . We fell into the trap. not recommended!!!

2  Thank Sefi L
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

My guide was Sam and he showed me round their spice and herb garden and you get a cup of tea, then the sales pitch starts with a sheet of paper telling you what the herbs are good for curing, he'll then tell you the...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 18 January 2017

perhaps it just works for me. we were there in Dec 2016 and paid $320 for 4 smallest size oils, cream and drink - not cheap in any country and probably very expensive in LK. and we're shocked how they all work so well on...More

4  Thank weesdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I had a very enjoyable hour on an escorted tour around the garden interspersed with a demonstration of what herbs and spices can do. Fascinating stuff although I made sure not to buy anything from their shop. Had some spice tea and chilled out.

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Although the walk through the garden is one that I was looking forward to, most plants were out of season. One of the staff members took over as tour guide. Each plant we saw at the garden was explained through medicinal use terminology with an...More

1  Thank aaishahassim
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