Belarus is located in north-eastern Europe and was formerly known as White Russia. The land is densely populated and mostly arable, with hilly lowlands and marshes. The river system in this land-locked country serves as a transport system.

The climate is continental and humid but tempered near the Baltic Sea. Temperatures vary between minus 5°C in winter in Minsk to 19°C in summer in July.

Pre-travel Preparation Will Help Protect Your Health While You Are Away

Pre-travel preparation will help keep you safe and healthy while you are away. Please consult the Travel Doctor-TMVC before you travel overseas. We will provide specific recommendations tailored to your itinerary. Our doctors will assess and advise you on your risks, and recommend appropriate vaccination and medication to minimise your risk of becoming seriously unwell on your trip.

Safe Eating and Drinking Practices

One of the great pleasures of travel is sampling the local cuisine. However, contaminated food and beverages are a common cause of traveller’s diarrhoea and other gastrointestinal illnesses. Safe eating and drinking practices are essential in minimising your risk of contracting traveller’s diarrhoea.

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