Kumily , Kerala
City, Ayurveda, Spices trading center
Tamil, Malayalam & English
Kumily is a small town located on the border of two states namely Tamil Nadu and Kerala in Southern India. Being a part of Idukki District, it is an important tourist destination. Kumily is a buzzing spice trading center. Spices like cardamom, cinnamon, etc. are cultivated in abundance closeby. A very large number of domestic and international tourists visit the place every year.
The lush green tea plantations, spice gardens lending the air around a tad bit of their special local aroma, the nourishing breeze are all reasons why you must visit Kumily. The quaint town also offers rejuvenating ayurvedic massages, and contrasting trekking experience down and up the mountain slopes. Visit to Kadathanadan Kalari Center in Kumily offers an opportunity to see skilled performers of Kerala’s unique martial art called “Kalaripayattu.” A visit to the local “Abraham’s Spice Garden” is a must for a crash course on spice facts.
Hotels like Cardamom County, Shalimar Spice Garden, and Elephant Court, etc. are few of the best hotels in Kumily town. Restaurants like Coconut Garden, Annapoorna, and Sree Krishna Marwadi Gujarati Restaurant, etc. offer awesome cuisines for the tourists.
Local spices and green tea are souvenirs that you must carry back home.