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Are Herbs And Medicinal Plants Your Thing? Then Head To These Hills With Your Gang

Are Herbs And Medicinal Plants Your Thing? Then Head To These Hills With Your Gang

If you're looking for herbs and medicinal plants, then you got to experience the thrill of plucking them from its natural environment. Head to these hills as suggested by HolidayIQ travelers. 

1. Ooty: To visit the Doddabetta Medicinal Plant Development Area in Nilgiris

Ooty: To visit the Doddabetta Medicinal Plant Development Area in Nilgiris
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Thakshima Banu shares, “This garden is a massive attraction in Ooty, covering an area of around 22 hectares. A famous tourist place. This garden is a terraced layout. Its an amazing feeling looking (gazing) all those thousands exotic and indigenous of flora (includes medicinal plants also) it has. Move through each terrace layer to get a closer look at each. There is a selling outlet, where seeds and sapling are being sold out. Every year Government of TamilNadu conducts a flower show here. So, don't miss it.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Hari Jay adds, “A nice place to look into At first thought it as a normal garden but after visiting that place I had no intention of leaving it because it had a whole lot of herbs and shrubs. The decorations made with the flowers are mind-blowing. It's a must place to visit with family and friends when going to Ooty. And the best place for newly married couples to be romantic.Read Full Review

2. Idukki: To lay your hands on Glory Lily and Kino Tree, plants of medicinal value

Idukki: To lay your hands on Glory Lily and Kino Tree, plants of medicinal value
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Joji Joseph shares, “To reach this Rainbow waterfall which cascades down from a height of about 1500 mt we have to start by jeep from Malayinchi, a small town near Thodupuzha and the 10 km journey is really adventurous. ... It is a nice area for a camp in the jungle, adventurous trekking, bird watching, studying about the herbs in the forest, etc.Read Full Review

3. Pahalgam: For its rare species of plant like Aesculus indica (Handoon) used to treat headaches and fever

Pahalgam: For its rare species of plant like Aesculus indica (Handoon) used to treat headaches and fever
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Pallab Ghosh says, “Beautiful Lake at a High Altitude...The last lap of the journey is through rugged mountains...We traveled through Dabian and Kashmir valley. Ultimately we reached a place inhabited by the Gujjars... Many useful plants grow therefrom which herbs are made. My horseman was familiar with these plants, and he took some leaves with him. During our return journey, I visited Baisaran, which the locals call "Switzerland of Kashmir". ” Read Full Review

4. Munnar: For its spices like cardamom, clove, pepper and its tea leaves

Munnar: For its spices like cardamom, clove, pepper and its tea leaves
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Faustino Hernandez says, “Excellent place to see wild animals, lush green tea estates, and medicinal plants. You also have an option to see the animals in their natural habitat. You can also see tigers, deer, elephants and other species of exotic plants. Also, you can see wonderful iconic big trees and natural medicinal plants which is great.Read Full Review

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5. Agumbe: For its main attraction Sariva, which purifies blood

Agumbe: For its main attraction Sariva, which purifies blood
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Sumanth Holla says, “Has got a good trek, temple on hill and beautiful view of the surroundings This is one of the best places I've visited around 18km from Agumbe... Don't worry adventure freaks who want to trek, you can also trek through the forest to reach the top. The trek is little difficult for beginners, the hill has medicinal plants.. ” Read Full Review

6. Bhavnagar: For its 500 species of rare flora and fauna

Bhavnagar: For its 500 species of rare flora and fauna
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Karan Mahaliya adds, “You need to head to Victoria Park to view some of the best natural herbs and medicinal plants. It is a large nature park in Bhavnagar city. Victoria Park known for its natural resources. It is a big park that contains many animals and trees. Many plants and trees are there in the park. It contains many natural herbs. It is a park with full of natural resources.Read Full Review

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