Tyndis Kottayam World of Words Tour

The Stories of Church Mission Society

Rs. 3500 for 2 Pax

Tyndis Kottayam World of Words trail to experience the unexplored stories of the Church Mission Society that established in Kottayam. Explore the history and heritage of the CSI Cathedral and Cemetery. The points covered in this Tyndis Kottayam Tour are major contributions made by the English Missionaries to the land of Kottayam.

In this Tyndis Kottayam Tour, tourists are taken to experience the history of Kerala’s first printing press. The CMS Press in one of the highlights of the tour. Guests can also get to know about the beginning of the English education system in Kerala. It all began from the efforts put up by the CMS Society in Kottayam in the 19th century.

CMS High School and CMS College are visited during the tour. These two institutions were the torch bearers of English education in Kerala. Expert Storytellers from Tyndis have curated and setup this tour in a way to make the guests experience the stories about the Church Mission Society at its best intensity. Learn about the story of words in Kottayam with Tyndis Kottayam World of Words trail!

Detail Description

Tyndis Kottayam Tour traverses the soul of the Scholarly Period of Kottayam. Tourists are taken along the major heritage points and historical monuments connected with the Church Mission Society. It is an impeccable blend of the initiatives and belief system propagated by the CMS Missionaries in Kerala.

The Tyndis Kottayam Tour begins are the Orthodox Theological Seminary, better known as the Old Seminary in Kottayam. The Pazhaya Seminary (Old Seminary) is a place that is connected with the stories of the various struggles organized in Kerala by of the ancient Orthodox Christian community to preserve its identity, strengthen its spirituality and promote its ideals. The Seminary was built in 1813. Recently, the Seminary celebrated its 200th year of establishment. The Seminary and its story has a unique part in the cultural history and the story of Christianity in Kerala.

One can explore the premises of the Seminary. Recently, the Seminary have also planned to setup a detailed museum. This will help tourists and researchers learn more about the history and heritage of the Orthodox Theological Seminary. The students at the Seminary, along with expert Tyndis storyteller, will share the facts and stories about the culture and traditions of the Church. This Seminary is a place that holds immense contribution to the English education of Kerala. It all began here!


  • Half-day Tyndis Kottayam Tour
  • Visit CMS College Kottayam
  • visit pazhaya seminary Kottayam
  • Expert Storyteller Service
  • Drinking Water
  • Entrance Fees

  • Additional Sightseeing Tour
  • Accommodation
  • Transportation
  • Food and Beverages
  • Tipping and Shopping
  • Any other expense

  • Respect Nature - Be Tyndis Environment Ambassador
  • Avoid Plastic - Follow the 3-R Mantra for a better world
  • No Loud Talking - Respect your co-travellers privacy
  • Explore the Culture - Just roam around the paths with your Storyteller
  • Smile and get a warm smile back from the people
  • Respect the traditions and customs of the place
  • Take Photos of people with prior permission


Which is best tour to do in Kottayam?

Tyndis provides various Sightseeing Tours in Kottayam. Kottayam is well-known for its Culture and Heritage. Storytelling Walking Tours are the highlight of Kottayam Tourism. Stories about the rich culture and history will be discussed by expert storytellers. Tyndis Kottayam Tour is ideal Kerala tour for students as well.

What does CMS stands for?

CMS was the Church Mission Society. It has deep roots in Kottayam. CMS is connected with the implementation of CSI or the Church of South India. They also started the first printing press in Kerala known as the CSI Press. The CMS College in Kottayam was also started by the Church Mission Society. Tourists can visit CMS College Kottayam in this Tyndis Kottayam Tour.