Plantation Walk in Thekkady

Activities @ Carmelia

Plantation walk

Guests are taken on walks through the plantation growing cardamom, pepper and coffee. Cardamom grows in diffused sunlight under the dense cover of evergreen trees that form a canopy over the plantation. Guest will have the opportunity to view at close quarters the planting and plucking of the crop. The path will take guests past cardamom bushes and pepper vines, the air rich with the scents of clove and cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg, past trees abundant in season with mango and banana, and further on branches bearing oranges, mangostene, jackfruit, rambuttan, butterfruit, papaya and rose apple. Guest will have the opportunity to view at close quarters the planting and plucking of the crop.

The walk is also an opportunity spot a fascinating range of butterflies. A naturalist will accompany the tour introducing guests to botanical terms for the flora and fauna endemic to the area. Guests will also be taken on a tour of the factory where they will get to view how cardamom is processed and packed

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