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Sirilak Spice & Herbal Garden

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50 Kawudupelella, Matale 21000, Sri Lanka
+94 66 2 247371
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STUNG

The tour around the plants was very interesting. I do believe in a lot of herbal remedies BUT i... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Linda S
A trap!

If you have had the same issue as the people commenting before, please call your bank / master card... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
joha525
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May 2, 2018
“STUNG”
Apr 23, 2018
“A trap!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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50 Kawudupelella, Matale 21000, Sri Lanka
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+94 66 2 247371
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

The tour around the plants was very interesting. I do believe in a lot of herbal remedies BUT i feel i got stung big time. We had talk about their products that all sounded amazing AND might well be. I purchased 2 different products at...More

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

If you have had the same issue as the people commenting before, please call your bank / master card provider and issue a charge back. It can‘t be possible that people take such an advantage of tourists ! Please be careful when going there !

2  Thank joha525
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

we had guided tour and a nice massage. I wish we had just finished there. the guide was fine, he said he was a doctor in the hospital using herb medicine. But we listened to the good things herbs can give you as natural medicine...More

3  Thank globetrottericeland
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We had an interesting tour in the garden and since we spent nearly an hour with a guide without paying an entrance fee it is obvious that he would expect a tip for his time. Our guide was a pleasant man who spoke a very...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Amazing tour and interesting to learn about the different spices and herbs, and what they are used to. And nice with a massage and a good meal afterwards

1  Thank peterlarsen56
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We met who seemed to be the man in charge, Around 50 years old, Extremely overweight. The tour of the spice garden was pleasant to see coco trees, red bananas, Purple pineapples etc. However, at first i didn't realise it was all a set up...More

1  Thank Sawan S
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Well, what to say. This place is just overpriced try on the tourists. Our driver took us here, however we though we could trust the guys but the truth was somewhere else.. :-( First they demonstrate the garden and the herbs, which is very interesting....More

1  Thank Daniela H
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

We have the same story as many of the other reviewers - basically a complete rip off! The tour was interesting enough and the host demonstrated some chemical-free hair removal cream, which we thought would be a useful purchase. I had a scalp massage as...More

2  Thank David B
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Brought here by our driver. The tour we had was good but the massage at the end was awkward as you don't have much choice and have to tip. The shop is also extortionate - bought some herbal hair removal cream and cinnamon oil thinking...More

1  Thank Emily B
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had a fantastic tour here with one of the local guides. We found it very informative and it was rounded off with a free massage. At no point were we pressured to tip although we did as we throughly enjoyed the experience! We were...More

Thank MindfulKt
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sirilak50
16 May 2018|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for coming back. There are different explanations on packs and the booklet. As you can see in the photos... Can you tell me exactly how and when to take them. No7. And Shini is No 9
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sirilak50
29 April 2018|
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Response from joha525 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the prices are indicated of course and people who believe in a 100% natural product will pay! Until they arrive home open the bottles and realise that there is only VEET in it! This is just one example of your products... More
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