Kerala produces a wide variety of spices like cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, pepper, coffee, tea, curry leaf, cashew, turmeric, vanilla, koova, tamarind, chilly, etc.
Since time imemorial, God's own land is known for its spice cultivations and the foreign traders used to visit Kerala for having trades, especially spice trades. Having lot of rains and supportive weather for cultivation, spices are largely cultivated in Kerala.
Though Kerala spices are cultivated across the state, a major share of the total cultivation is done in Idukki and its neighboring areas like Munnar, Thekkady and Vagamon. These cities are famous tea-leaf producers.
Wayanad is another major spice center in Kerala. Majority of these spice centers provide accomodation, enabling the tourists to explore the beauty of spice farms. The tourists can have trekking amidst these plantations which spread to acres of land. While trekking, birds of rare species can also be seen at close.