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Genting Highlands

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Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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For an unforgettable experience at Genting Highlands, don't miss the opportunity to take the breathtaking cable car ride up the mountain - the views are absolutely spectacular! And if you're a thrill-seeker, be sure to try out the Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park for an adrenaline-pumping adventure that will leave you wanting more.

What is Genting Highlands?

Genting Highlands is a mountain resort located just outside of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Perched atop the Titiwangsa Mountains, it offers breathtaking views of the surrounding lush greenery and mist-covered peaks. This popular attraction is renowned for its cool climate, making it a perfect escape from the sweltering heat of the city below.

History of Genting Highlands

The history of Genting Highlands dates back to the 1960s when it was developed by the late Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong. Inspired by the success of highland resorts in other countries, Lim Goh Tong envisioned creating a world-class resort in Malaysia. Despite facing numerous challenges, he transformed Genting Highlands into a premier tourist destination.

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Why is Genting Highlands Important?

Genting Highlands holds great significance for Malaysia. Firstly, it has become a major tourist hub, attracting millions of visitors each year. The resort offers a wide range of entertainment options, including casinos, theme parks, and shopping centers, making it a popular choice for both locals and tourists.

Secondly, Genting Highlands has played an essential role in the country's tourism industry, contributing significantly to its economic growth. The revenue generated from the resort supports local businesses, employment opportunities, and infrastructure development.

Lastly, Genting Highlands represents Malaysia's commitment to innovation and progress. The continuous expansion and development of the resort demonstrate the nation's dedication to providing world-class entertainment and leisure experiences.

Things to Do & See at Genting Highlands

There are numerous attractions and activities to enjoy at Genting Highlands:

  • Genting Skyway Cable Car: Take a breathtaking ride on the Genting Skyway Cable Car, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and forests.

  • Indoor and Outdoor Theme Parks: Experience thrilling rides and family-friendly attractions at the Genting Highlands Theme Park. Whether you prefer indoor or outdoor adventures, there is something for everyone.

  • Casinos: Test your luck at one of the many casinos in Genting Highlands. Enjoy exciting table games, slot machines, and entertainment options.

  • Chin Swee Caves Temple: Visit the beautiful Chin Swee Caves Temple, perched on a mountain peak. Admire the intricate architecture and enjoy the serene atmosphere.

  • Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm: Explore the Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm, where you can pick fresh strawberries and indulge in delicious strawberry-themed treats.

Aside from these attractions, Genting Highlands is also home to a wide variety of restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. Visitors can enjoy sumptuous meals, shop for souvenirs, or catch a live show.

Genting Highlands is a captivating destination that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, entertainment, and relaxation. 

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Whether you seek a thrilling adventure or a peaceful retreat, this mountain resort has something for everyone.

Frequently asked questions

What is Genting Highlands?

Genting Highlands is a popular hill resort located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

How to get to Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur?

The most common way to reach Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur is by car or bus. There is also a cable car system, known as Genting Skyway, that offers a scenic ride to the top of the hill.

What are the attractions in Genting Highlands?

Genting Highlands is known for its casino, theme parks, shopping malls, and entertainment shows. Some popular attractions include Genting Skyway, Genting Highlands Theme Park, First World Plaza, and Casino de Genting.

What is the weather like in Genting Highlands?

Genting Highlands enjoys a cool and refreshing climate due to its high altitude. The temperature ranges from 15°C to 25°C (59°F to 77°F) throughout the year, making it a popular escape from the heat of Kuala Lumpur.

Are there accommodations available in Genting Highlands?

Yes, there are numerous hotels and resorts available in Genting Highlands to cater to different budgets. Some popular options include Resorts World Genting, Theme Park Hotel, and Awana Hotel.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Varies

Find it on google maps