Venue, Accommodation, Food
Tezpur, lying in Modhyo (middle) Assam is the cultural heritage of Assam. It has a 3-kilometre long beautiful bridge, built in 1987 which gives magnificent views of River Brahmaputra and the hills on the shore of the river. Apart from the known Litchi, Tezpur is also famous for the Shiv Linga in the famous Mahavairab temple of Tezpur , one of the oldest and the largest Shiv Lingas in the whole world.
Tezpur University, established in 1994 which is 12 km from Tezpur town will be hosting YETI 2017. TU is a beautiful eco-friendly campus covering an area of 262 acres (1.06 km2).
- GETTING HERE
From Guwahati Railway Station to Tezpur
On reaching Guwahati Railway Station by train, kindly take the exit towards Paltan bazar (South of the Railway Station) through the Railway Over Bridge. On the right side, you will find the Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) Bus stand. You can enquire there about the Bus service to Tezpur. Alternatively, you may take the Traveller Service from Guwahati to Tezpur which starts from the Paltan bazar. There are also buses available from agencies like Green Valley, Blue Hills, NetWork, Warispiya, etc. in Paltan bazar. It generally takes 4 hours to reach Tezpur from Guwahati.
In case if you don’t find any transport from Paltan bazar you may board bus from Machkhowa ASTC bus stand (distance between Paltan bazar and Machkhowa is 3 km).
Alternatively, you may also board bus from Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) (distance between Paltan bazar and ISBT is 13 km).
From Guwahati Airport to Tezpur
You may take a taxi to Tezpur University directly from the airport. The usual charge is between ₹ 2800/- and ₹ 3500/-
You may take an Auto/Taxi to the Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT). The usual fare is around ₹ 200/- from the Airport to ISBT. From ISBT, you are to avail ASTC bus to Tezpur (Fare- ₹ 200/-).
You may also take Auto/Taxi to Khanapara flyover via ISBT where you can get Traveller/Bus etc. to Tezpur.
From Tezpur to Tezpur University
On your arrival at the ASTC Bus Station at Tezpur you may avail the University Bus service from there to Tezpur University. The University Bus Time Table is available on Tezpur University website. Please note that the last bus from the ASTC Bus Station to Tezpur University is at 7:45 PM/ 8:00 PM. It is advisable that one should reach the Tezpur ASTC Bus Station before 7:30PM.
In case of late arrival, i.e. after 7:45 PM at Tezpur, you may take an Auto from Tezpur town to Tezpur University (Fare- ₹ 200/-).
Further queries please contact:
Arbind Kumar Patel (+91-9864777966)
Himolin Basumatary (+91-8133918323)
Tezpur University has well equipped halls for organizing different events. For the forth coming YETI , the venue for different events will be –
KBR auditorium : 800 capacity, Inauguration and Closing ceremony.
Council Hall: 200 capacity, Plenary and popular talks.
Class rooms: 100 capacity, Workshops.
Community hall: Open, Poster and Who’s who.
Hostels (200 Male+ 150 Female) will be allotted for the participants and will be provided with bedrolls, bed-sheets , pillows, blankets.
Guest house(within the campus) will be booked for all the invited guests.
Participants are advised to bring woollens/ warm clothing as the weather can get very cold. Participants may bring sleeping bags for their own comfort.
During the course of the events vegetarian and non- vegetarian food will be served within the university campus for participants, resource person and volunteers. Assamese cuisine will be included in meals and refreshments.
Tezpur University also has food villas and canteen which provides different kind of food at cheaper rate, these includes Amenity, KF Restaurant, Cafeteria, Diksha fast food, Momo centre, Sewak juice center etc.
One can also opt for food just outside the University campus where there are available dhabas and food stalls that include all types of food items (Indian, Chinese etc).
SMOKING AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL IS STRICTLY BANNED WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS.