Abkhazia Travel Guide

Abkhazia Travel FAQs

Are vaccinations required before travelling to Abkhazia?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Abkhazia are available from the NHS Fit for Travel website.

Is it safe to travel to Abkhazia?

For up to date information around safety and security in Abkhazia read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Abkhazia.

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Best time to visit Abkhazia?

The best time to visit the region Abkhazia in Georgia is from june until september, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Abkhazia is 27°C in july and the lowest is 8°C in january.

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Do I need a Visa for Abkhazia?

The security clearance is not a visa but just the key to enter Abkhazia. Once you are in Abkhazia, you need to pick up your visa at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sukhumi, within 2-3 days of your arrival.

See which forms you may need for entry into Abkhazia.

What currency do i need in Abkhazia?

The official currency of Abkhazia is the Russian Ruble (RUB). If you're looking to transfer or spend money in Abkhazia you can grab amazing Russian Ruble deals via Wise.com (GBP to RUB).

What wildlife live in Abkhazia?

Abkhazia's lakes, streams, and sea are populated by great sturgeon, common sturgeon, mullet, Black Sea salmon, Pontic shad, five species of mullet, European plaice, Atlantic horse mackerel, spiny dogfish, mullets, European anchovies, and other fish species. A considerable amount of Black Sea salmon is spawned in Abkhazia's pure streams. Salmon and brown trout are the most traditionally and widely fished species.

What is the traditional food of Abkhazia?

One Abkhazian staple dish is mamalyga (abysta), or corn meal boiled in water with no salt added. Its high starch, vitamin B1, and fiber content makes it a very healthy food.

What Languages are spoken in Abkhazia?

Nowadays Abkhazian language is represented in Republic of Abkhazia by two dialects: they are - Abzuyian and Bzypian. The Abzuyian dialect is the basis of literary language. You can learn some basic Abzuyian before you travel to Abkhazia and really impress the locals!

How much do you tip in Abkhazia?

The currency in Abkhazia is the Russian Ruble (In cafes and restaurants in the bill already included a service charge, as well as in hotels).

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Where can I find a local travel expert for Abkhazia?

Local Abkhazia travel experts are available.

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    Time Difference

    What is the time difference?

    The GMT time difference is 3 hours

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