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

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

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 29.17 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Batumi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Batumi.

    • Burglary and Theft 21.3 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 14.66 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.85 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 6.48 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 11.54 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 18.1 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 17.59 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95.54 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 82.14 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.96 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 9.82 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 16.35 (Very Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Batumi is 167.16 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 84.71 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 92.86 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 21.26 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 26.86 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.67 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.71 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 21.28 (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 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.38 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.96 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 40.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 23.31 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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