Traveling to India requires a visa. Please contact the Indian embassy/mission in your country for more information. Please write to us in time for obtaining the invitation to the conference.
Indian Rupee is the only valid currency for cash payments.
The closest airport is situated at Mangalore, Karnataka, India. It is ~80 kms north of Periye, Kerala (Venue). The Bajpe airport at Mangalore is an International airport having direct flights to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. One would find plenty of options for connecting flights to other parts of the world via these air hubs. Mangalore is also well connected to other international airports in India: Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi.
The ~80 kms stretch from airport to the venue, along the west coast, can be covered either by road (2.5 hours) or by railway (1.5 hours).
A taxi from Mangalore International Airport to Periye charges Rs. 2,500.00 (current fares) for a two to two and half hours ride depending on the traffic flow.
For someone traveling from inland, direct buses are available from different parts of Kerala. The University main gate is conveniently located on the National Highway with a halt for all local and express bus services passing enroute.
The closest railway station is situated 12 kms away at Kanhangad, which receives trains from various parts of the country. More information on train timing and availability may be obtained from www.indianrail.gov.in and www.irctc.co.in . Kanhangad is well connected by bus facility to the Central University campus at Periye.