Questions tagged [georgia-country]

Country in the Caucasus bordering Turkey, Russia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. Former republic of the USSR with a unique language and alphabet.

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Truth about Georgian tap water

There seems to be some contradictory information on Georgian tap water around. I was in Georgia recently (May 2012) for nearly a week, and mostly stayed in Tbilisi (in a hostel in an old building ...
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I am a Schengen visa holder. Can I get on arrival visa to Georgia? [duplicate]

I'm planning to visit Georgia and I'm holding a Schengen Visa. Please let me know whether i can travel to Georgia on a visa on arrival.
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Day Tours from Within Kazbegi / Stepantsminda [closed]

I am going to visit Stepantsminda (Kazbegi), and it looks like there are interesting things to see/do both near the village and on the mountains that are not within walking distance, e.g. Gudauri, Mt. ...
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Visa to Georgia on Pakistani Passport from Embassy of Georgia in Malaysia

I am a Pakistani passport holder residing in KL, Malaysia. Is this possible for me to get a visa to Georgia from the Georgian embassy in Malaysia?
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Traveling from Ushguli to Batumi, Georgia in one day

I'll be trekking in Georgia in September from Mestia to Ushguli as a group of 4 people. We have a flight booked back home departing from Batumi at Friday morning around 9:30 AM, while we're planning ...
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Georgia: How to get from Shatili to Tblisi in September

My brother and I are planning to make a trekking from Omalo to Shatili in the first week of September. One thing I'm a bit uncertain about is how easy it is to get back from Shatili to Tblisi. ...
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How to book a train ticket from Tblisi to Baku (online)

So as per my research, there is a train that goes from Tbilisi to Baku. I want to book the ticket online from Tbilisi to Baku. So I came across this website http://www.railway.ge/ which seems to be ...
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How do I get from Tbilisi to Yerevan?

Looks like people from the Caucasus generally use minibuses to get from place to place, but as the system is pretty informal, I haven't seen specific information on getting to Yerevan, Armenia from ...
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Query regarding status Temporary Residence card holder of Georgia

I am a India Passport holder with Temporary Residence card hold of Georgia. So I would like to know if I want to visit Ukraine, Russia and Schengen countries then do I required VIsa for the entry into ...
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Are there money changing facilities at the Turkey/Georgia border, and how good are they?

Soon I hope to cross the border from Turkey to the Republic of Georgia and need to work out my money. To minimize horrendous and unavoidable bank fees I prefer to withdraw larger amounts less ...
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Can I bring chocolate from Belgium to Georgia?

I would like to bring some Belgian chocolate to Georgia (the country) as a gift for a friend. Is that allowed? I've tried to find some information about it, since sometimes it's forbidden to import ...
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Hiring and buying used bicycle in Tbilisi, Georgia

Are there any bike rental possibilities in Tbilisi and surroundings? What are the rules and prices? Is it possible to buy an used bicycle, I mean something cheap that just is able to move for a week? ...
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Are these red-flags or normal practice for accommodation in Georgia (country)?

First time visiting Georgia, I have had a few surprises at my first accommodation in Tbilisi, which I would consider red flags, but maybe they are just common practice here. This will help me in ...
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How to get to Telavi from Tbilisi by public transport?

My traveller friend here in Tbilisi wants to go visit someone in Kakheti, probably in Telavi. But Georgia is not the most well documented travel destination and we're having trouble finding how to ...
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How to find “night and day” decongestant for a head cold when there's a language barrier?

So I've been in Tbilisi, Georgia for almost a week and the temperature is now dropping below zero Celsius sometimes and I have the dubious honour of being the first in my hostel to contract a head ...
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Getting from Kutaisi airport to Tbilisi (GeorgiaBus)

I have a couple of questions regarding getting from Kutaisi airport (KUT) to Tbilisi. Researching that there seem to be the following options: Minibus (marshrutkas) Train Normal bus (GeorgianBus ...
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Where do I find this building in Tbilisi, Georgia?

I'm looking for this place in Tbilisi. Does anyone recognise this and can point me to the right way?
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Exit and entry stamps on European passports when leaving Schengen Area

Does a European passport get an exit stamp at the time of leaving Europe for Azerbaijan or Georgia? Also will the destination countries of Georgia and Azerbaijan put an entry stamp once you enter ...
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Crossing countries in Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Iran

I hold an Irish Passport and arrive in Georgia next month. I have read many comments about having Armenian or Azerbaijan stamp in the passport which might cause problems in Armenia or Azerbaijan. What ...
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Georgia/Tbilisi restaurant etiquette

In Georgia, as a solo diner, if you have leftover half a bottle of wine or whatever with a meal in a restaurant, is it acceptable to take the half-full bottle with you when you leave?
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What are the bus (coach) connections from Thessaloniki, Greece to Tbilisi, Georgia?

Well I'm worried the bad weather has set in and I have to switch from hitchhiking to public transport. I know there are buses from Istanbul to Tbilisi but I wonder if there might even be a direct bus ...
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Where in Tbilisi can I get very early morning public transport towards Azerbaijan?

I will be arriving in Tbilisi on Tuesday 4 april at 04:30, and need to get to Baku from there as quickly as possible by bus. My questions is, what bus station should I go to for transport at around ...
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Can you enter South Ossetia from Georgia?

As the title says, is it possible to enter South Ossetia from Georgia or do you have to enter from Russia? Btw, I'm from Denmark if that matters.
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Is it possible for a tourist to visit South Ossetia?

South Ossetia is a rebel provice of the Republic of Georgia recognized and supported by Russia as an independent state since 2008 but recognized by most countries in the world as part of the Republic ...
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Crossing into South Ossetia (Tskhinvali) from Gori

I've been reading various conflicting information about visiting Tskhinvali. Are there buses or marshrutkas leaving Gori going into Tskhinvali? Would I have to get permission from the Ministry of ...
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South Ossetia visa [closed]

I would like to visit south Ossetia and north Ossetia. I will be arriving in Georgia first .. What is easy way to get Ossetia Visa ? and how i suppose to get in ossetia from Georgia (train ? taxi) I'...
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Refused Georgian Visa application [duplicate]

I applied for a Georgian visa at the embassy and I was denied. I don't understand why it was denied, but I got my file from them saying this statement. I am from Nigeria and studying an MBA Program in ...
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Trains between Tbilisi and Batumi

How to get by train from Tbilisi to Batumi (on the Black Sea coast)? There should be trains, but the "Traffic General Schedule" on Georgian Railway's site does not mention Batumi (except for a Batumi-...
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Applying for a Georgia tourism visa

I am applying for Georgia and UK visas. I know the UK will ask me to drop my passport for 15 days, but I don't know if Georgia will ask me to leave my passport with them. I have my visa interview on ...
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Georgia visa for a Pakistan citizen

I am a Pakistani passport holder and planning to visit Georgia (the country) for my holidays. As there is no embassy of Georgia in Pakistan, I am finding it pretty difficult to get the basic ...
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Can a Syrian passport holder with an Italian visa enter Georgia (Caucasus)?

I have a Syrian friend, who has a Syrian passport, and also a visa for Italy. He is in Jordan right now, and he wants to visit the Caucasus. Would the Italian visa let him enter Georgia also?
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Turkish official denying exit for a foreign citizen trying to cross into Georgia

My friend is from Kyrgyzstan (he has citizenship) and works in Turkey. He wanted to visit Batumi, a city in Georgia. Georgia doesn't ask visas from citizens of Kyrgyzstan. Because my friend lives in ...
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Which European Union countries can an Indian citizen with Georgian temporary residence visit without advance application for a visa?

I'm an Indian citizen and do have an Indian passport, presently studying in Georgia, and I possess a temporary resident visa of Georgia for a duration of 5 years which was allotted for study purposes. ...
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Do I need a visa to enter Georgia? [duplicate]

I have a Palestinian Authority passport and a work permit and residence in Turkey. I also have USA and Schengen multiple visas. I have used the Schengen visa several times and it's valid until April ...
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Can I use a UK tourist visa to visit Georgia?

I am Nigerian. I want to know if I can use a UK tourist visa to travel to Tbilisi, Georgia, from Nigeria.
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How to get from Sheki to Tbilisi

How should I travel from Sheki, in Azerbaijan, to Tbilisi, in Georgia? Are there direct connections? If not, where should I expect stopovers? Can I only travel by Bus? Or also by train? How long ...
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Where can I exchange Georgian Lari in the United States?

I have some Georgian Lari and I'm going to the US in a couple of weeks and was wondering if anyone knew any outlets in either Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Dallas, Austin, New Orleans, ...
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How to obtain a tourist visa for Abkhazia?

I would like to visit the disputed region of Abkhazia. Where and how can I obtain a visa? Can I do it at the Georgia-Abkhazia border, or the Russia-Abkhazia border?
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Georgian on arrival for Canadian visa holders

I am planning to travel to Canada from 18th June to 5th July. I got to know that when you have Canadian visa, you can go to Georgia visa free. I will be leaving Canada on 28th June and I would like to ...
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Can I travel to Georgia without a visa if I have a single-entry Schengen visa?

I looked up at the Georgian website and they weren't being specific whether or not if I can enter Georgia with my single-entry Schengen visa. They only state "valid visa-holder of schengen visa can ...
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How to get from Tbilisi to Baku with a stop in Seki for one night? [closed]

We are planning a trip in Georgia/Azerbaijan and would like to visit Seki on the way from Tbilisi to Baku. We are 5 people and looking for the fastest and easiest way, possible marshrutka or taxi.
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Crossing by car from Bulgaria into Turkey and then into Georgia

We live in the UK. Next summer we're planning a long-ish (2 months long) trip to Georgia - family visit. Flying with three children (especially small) is doable, but not the best thing ever, plus ...
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Is it possible to travel across Turkey from the northeast corner to the southwest corner in 5 days/

I will start from Georgia. Then I enter Turkey somewhere and I would like to travel across the country somehow (no plan yet). The last stop in Turkey might be marmaris. Anyway, I have to go to the ...
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How to go from Kars, Turkey to Georgia?

I will travel in Turkey in Nov/Dec 2015. I will take the train from Istanbul to the far east of Turkey. As far as I know, Kars is the east end of the railway. How can I go from Kars to Georgia?
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What international border crossings link Turkey, Georgia and Russia?

Looking to travel from Turkey into Georgia and then Russia with motocycle What international border crossings link Turkey Georgia and Russia? Is it possible to go by ferry from Turkey to Russia?
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Crossing from Georgia into Turkey

Going from Georgia into Turkey overland—can you do that without problems? (Assume no visa requirement for either country.) What border crossing points are there? Also, what are the public transport ...
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Indians traveling to Georgia

I have Indian passport with valid Schengen visa and Georgian e-visa. Can I have trip to Georgia. Because I'm hearing lots of news that travelling to Georgia is turning out to be a nightmare for many ...
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How to change the date of travel of a Georgian railway ticket purchased online? [closed]

How can I change the date of a return ticket (Georgian railway) from Tbilisi to Batumi, purchased online?
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Can I travel on a stand-up paddle boarding near Tbilisi?

I am travelling to Tbilisi, and I have a paddle board. Are there any issues with me launching and travelling up the river?