Spice plantations of Goa in the dense jungle around Ponda are another highlight of a spice tour to Goa India. The lush tropical climate of Goa makes it an ideal place to grow spices. For visitors the spice farms are always open. To enjoy the picturesque scenery and finish with a spicy lunch you can at any time take a guided tour or a Goa plantation tour. Best season to visit the spice gardens of Goa is from July to March.
Located around 40 minutes from Panjim, the oldest and most highly praised plantations in Goa are the 130 acre Sahakari Spice Farm. The Tropical Spice Plantation, Pascol Spice Village and Savoi Plantation are the other plantations of Goa. At many of the farms accommodations and other activities such as elephant or boat rides are offered. Don’t miss Sai Abyss Herbarium situated just outside Savoi Verem village and run by an Ayurvedic doctor, if you're interested in Ayurvedic herbs and organic farming.