Genting Highlands, a mountain peak engulfed inside the Titiwangsa Mountains along the border of Pahang and Selangor houses one of the main attractions in terms of highland resorts in the country.
One of top entertainment resorts
Recent years have witnessed rapid developments in around the highlands including newly paved expressways leading up to the resort city. Genting Highlands is accessible by land from the capital city, Kuala Lumpur through a one hour’s drive. Statistics show that in 2006 alone, the home to a 100 million year old forest welcomed 18.4 million visitors.
City of Entertainment for everyone
The “City of Entertainment” is home to various amusement parks for all the family including a daily operational and frequented casino. Accommodation are abundant that includes:
- Genting Hotel, Highlands Hotel
- Resort Hotel
- Theme Park Hotel
- Maxim Hotel
- Awana Genting Hotel
- and First World Hotel, the largest hotel in the world.
All types of accommodation available
Varieties of rooms, convenient food stores and all fun under one roof right here at Genting Highlands. Founded in 1965, this is by far the most developed hill resort in the country with various attractions such as amusement park, casino, shopping centre, video arcades, golf resort and international standard venues to hold various shows and performances. Located approximately 54 kilometres north of Kuala Lumpur, Genting Highlands is featured in most of the travel guides because it has been reputed as a premier destination and must-visit attraction in Malaysia.
Enjoy the weather here
The cool climate and fresh air that pervades the area allow vacationers to relax and unwind all-day long without having to worry about sunburn. The green rolling hills and challenging yet fun golf terrains are perfect for business travelers to spend the weekend here. Meanwhile, younger visitors can head over to Indoor and Outdoor Theme Park to ride some thrilling and exciting roller coasters and many more. Also, not to forget that the country’s only casino is right here to keep you entertained throughout your stay in Genting Highlands.
Top international acts and concerts
The various international showroom and venues feature performances, concerts and glitzy events all-year round. Some of the world’s biggest names such as Jim Brickman, Maxim, Kitaro, Sir Cliff Richard, Andy Lau, Jacky Cheung and Alan Tam once performed here that has successfully attracted large number of visitors and fans across the country.
If you are up for invigorating outdoor activities, then go abseiling, mountain biking and horse riding. Other fun activities available are such as visiting Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum, karaoke lounge, video arcades, Snow World or shop till you drop at First World Plaza. Most importantly, remember to ride on South East Asia’s longest cable car system to get to hilltop!