Batumi Tourism

The second largest city of Georgia, Batumi is laced by the Black Sea at Georgia’s southwest. Come summer and this is where many people resort to, for the ultimate Georgia beach escapade. Recognizing its potential as the next big thing, many investors from across she world are drawn to Batumi. This has given a rise to a flourishing hospitality scene that makes accommodations here a sought-after scene altogether. From beachside camping to fancy resorts, Batumi has something for all budgets.

A booming nightlife is another output of the progressing tourism here. This promises you great a great culinary experience along with some spectacular drinking scenes. And to make it only better, are the casinos. Yes, you read that right, several casinos are slowly mushrooming through the city, taking the entertainment and leisure scenes to another level.

With a plethora of activities to do and places to see, Batumi offers vivid opportunities for everyone alike. Hiking trails, quaint boulevards to the royal Georgian botanical gardens, and hidden squares, there are several places that will quench your thirst for tranquillity amidst all the frenzy of a plethora of attractions along with events and festivals. The churches, mosques and synagogues give delightful insights into Batumi’s culture.

A long list of festivals and events encompassing art, media, culinary, sports and literature make Batumi a diversely beautiful city to be in.

Essential travel information and Batumi tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: Georgian Time; UTC+4
  • Currency: The Georgian Lari
  • Electricity and Internet: The voltage is 220 V/ 50 Hz. Internet in the form of wi-fi is available at most of the hotels, restaurants and places of interest.
  • Languages: Georgian is the official language of Batumi, albeit English, Russian, and Turkish, being commonly spoken.
  • Security: Dial 112 for general emergency.
  • Off-beaten Path: If any (non-touristy things to do in city)
  • Tipping: Service charges of 10-15% are usually included in the bill, however, additional tip is welcomed.
  • Female travellers who travel alone might consider travelling first class for night train journeys.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Batumi

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  • Know the pollution level of Batumi before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 41.67 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Batumi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Batumi.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 14.13 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.22 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 31.82 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 7.95 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 18.48 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 21.59 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 94.57 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 79.35 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 14.13 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10.87 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 20.24 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Batumi is 179.68 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 82.34 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 92.86 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 19.68 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 34.53 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 78.7 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.19 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 31.46 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Batumi

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.09 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 49.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 28.61 USD

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