Kolenchery was just a hamlet with church, handful of schools and cinema theatre five decades ago. It was known outside as the home of contractors and real estate owners. It is absolutely diverse now; Kolenchery is among those few towns in Kerala, which has made great progress during the near past, whether it is the case of industries, educational institutions or any other concern.
Ksrtc buses and private buses are the cheapest and the bast option. One can hire a rickshaw to see around. They don't have metres out here, and might charge around 12-15 per kilometre.
Standing at the middle of Kolenchery town, St Peter's church was once the biggest church in the entire are around. The yearly church festival is one big event one shouldn't miss out. You can take a stroll around the church which has a peaceful atmosphere for a solotravaller or a travel photographer.
Kadamattom is famous for the legend of a priest known by the name "Kadamattath Katthanaar" who fought against the evil forces. The church here is kadamattom is located in a seriene and higher location. The church is smaller compared to the kolenchery church but the atmosphere here is more spiritual. Don't forget to visit the well. The locals here are friendly and helpful.
Indram chira is a small lake situated around 2 km from Kolenchery town. Its a popular place for evening hangout. It is a vendor free area.
At times angry, ramamangalam river is a tributary of river periyaar. Must be careful if you are planning to take dip.
1. Visit kolenchery church 2. Have food from any thattukada 3. Have toddy at padath shaap or peruvanmuzhi shaap
Try out the coconut oil fried banana chips from royal bakery
Sharjah Shake is a must drink banana milk shake from here. You might find it in almost all baker and cool bars out here.
Hotel lovedons international, previously known as Elisa international is a good and customer friendly hotel here.