Travel Information

Bhutanese citizens travelling to Georgia

Citizens of Bhutan that are travelling to Georgia need to apply for an e-visa online before travelling.

What to expect in Georgia

❄️ cold weather
Not many tourists
inexpensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
👯‍♂️ good for parties
🤝 friendly locals
safe neighbourhoods

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

Yes, you should carry cash on you. Foreigners usually deal in cash.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is GEL.

1 BTN = 0.041185 GEL

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $7.27 USD.

Visa Status

An E-Visa can filled out and submitted online before travel.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We advise you not to travel overseas at this time, including to Georgia. From 18 March, the Georgian government has announced a two-week closure of its borders for all foreign nationals to avoid the further spread of COVID-19. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Follow the advice of local authorities. Check with your travel provider for disruptions. We advise you to:  Do not travel to Georgia


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Georgia. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (3.14 / 5)
Safety (3.82 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$24.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$7.27 USD

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