Kolenchery is located in the Ernakulam district of Kerala. It is home to the renowned St. Peter's Church and is categorised under the Vadavucode taluk. Kolenchery belongs to Central Kerala Division and has grown rapidly through large-scale real estate developments over the past few years. Due to its proximity to the sea, Kolenchery witnesses extreme humidity. However, the annual rainfall is also high in this region. Perumbavoor, Aroor, Kochi and Muvattupuzha are the cities near Kolenchery.
Places to Stay
Kochi is the closest place that one can find good accommodation. It has many popular options such as the Four Seasons Hotel (Tariff – (Rs. 500), Honolulu Home (Tariff –Rs. 1000) and Hotel Park Avenue (Tariff –Rs. 1300.)
The local language is Malayalam. The other languages spoken here include English and Hindi.
Onam in February, is celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
St. Peter's Church (in Kolenchery), the Kolenchery Jacobite Church (in Kolenchery), Kochi (20 km from Kolenchery), Ernakulam (21 km from Kolenchery) and Kottayam (49 km from Kolenchery) are often frequented by tourists.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kochi airport which is 36 km away.
The nearest railway station from Kolenchery is the Ernakulam Junction which is 16 km away.
Kolenchery has a bus stand of its own with buses that connect to cities nearby such as Ernakulam.Private operators such as Hensek travels run buses on these routes. Ticketgoose.com is a popular online bus ticket booking website from where you can get your tickets with ease.