Genting Highlands offers excursion for
families with many forms of entertainment, as there are crowds of
thrill-seekers who climb 2000 metres above sea level to enjoy the cool
mountain air as well as a growing number of indoor and outdoor activities.
The outdoor theme park presents thrilling roller coasters, such as the Cork
screw and the Cyclone, as well as other venues for fun seekers such as the
Monorail and the Flying Dragon. The indoor theme park has various themes
from around the world. Visit Venice, Paris, USA, England and Switzerland in
a matter of minutes and enjoy the ride. There are also suspended rides like
the Rio Float and the Reindeer Cruiser for your amusement.
The Awana Eco Park, on the lower level of the mountain range, presents a
variety of eco sports, flora & fauna. For golfers, there is the award
winning 18 hole Golf course at the Awana Golf and Country Club. In the
vicinity is the mini golf course and a driving range.
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Malaysia Ringgit (RM); 1 RM = 11.454 Indian
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This resort is located at a few kilometers distance from
There are eighteen scheduled services that leave daily from the Pudu Raya
Bus Terminal in Kuala Lumpur. The Resort also runs a coach service from
KLIA, hotels and other strategic group pick up points in Kuala Lumpur and
Taxis and rental cars are the best ways to see the city.
The city has very good hotels to ensure a comfortable stay for the
tourists. Mentioned below is a list of some of the hotels in the city:
Genting Highlands Golf & country resort
Major Tourist attractions
Genting Highlands Resort :
Popularly known as Genting City
of Entertainment offers world-class leisure and entertainment
attractions and is an important tourist attraction in Malaysia. The resort
has won numerous awards of excellence such as "Best Deluxe Family
Resort/Theme Park" and "Outstanding Achievements in Hotel/Resort
Development", 2003-2004 (World Asia Publishing) and "Asia Pacifics
Leading Casino Resort 2001" (World Travel Awards).
The resort's attractions include over 50 fun rides, 150 outlets (comprising
80 dining and 70 shopping outlets) and six uniquely themed leisure walk
boulevards at First World Plaza - the highest shopping centre in Malaysia at
about 2,000 metres above sea level.
Casino de Genting :
This is a world-class gaming entertainment area
with three mega multi-purpose venues (the 6,000-pax Genting International
Convention Centre, 6,000-pax Arena of Stars and 1,800-pax Genting
International Showroom) that provide a regular flow of world class shows and
First World Plaza :
This place offers a unique blend of indoor theme
park, themed entertainment areas, enjoyable shopping and dining experiences,
world-class entertainment shows and performances.
Genting Highway :
Genting Highlands Resort has unusual Genting
Skyway - the longest cable car in Southeast Asia covering 3.38km
from the midhill at Gohtong Jaya to Highlands Hotel at the hilltop. Genting
Skyway, at maximum speed of 21.6km per hour is also the fastest mono cable
car system in the world.