Officially known as Resorts World Genting and the self-proclaimed City of Entertainment, Genting is Malaysia’s wholesome version of sin-city Las Vegas. The resort offers six hotels with 10,000 rooms, over 50 fun rides, 170 dining and shopping outlets, shows, business convention facilities and entertainment option. (Source: Wikipedia Travel)
You can expect cooling weather in Genting Highlands. Average temperatures in Genting varies around 15-25 °C.
THINGS TO DO IN GENTING HIGHLANDS
1. Genting Highlands Theme Park
There are two types of theme parks available that Genting Highlands is famous for: the outdoor and indoor theme park. The outdoor theme park is Genting Highland’s largest attraction, offering numerous recreational activities and over 50 rides, surrounded in a literally chill environment located way up high on the mountain slopes.
2. Indoor Theme Park
Genting Highlands’ Indoor Theme Park is located within the First World Plaza. You need to have an all-day pass to be able to ride the attractions here, which you can purchase from ticket counter of the outdoor theme park.
3. Visitors’ Galleria
Discover how this place first started. From one man’s vision, taking shape to a fully-integrated family holiday resort – a dream becoming reality from hard work and determination.
4. Casinos in Genting
Genting Highlands is the only licensed gambling spot in Malaysia and because of this, it is also the largest gambling spot in all of the country. However, visitors should take note that this place is not open to Muslims and that entrance will only be given to those above 21 years of age.
5. Genting Strawberry Farm
The Strawberry Farm at Genting Highlands is a place where the whole family can pluck strawberries themselves to get that authentically 100% fresh strawberry taste. Alternatively, those fresh strawberries can also be purchased by weight.
6. Genting Skyway
The Cable Car Ride at Genting Highlands was once known as one of the longest and fastest gondola lifts in all of Southeast Asia. Running at a distance of 3.38km from the base station in Gohtong Jaya town all the way up to the peak, it sure is an exhilarating ride hanging up hundreds of feet above the steep mountain slopes.
7. Shopping In Genting
The First World Plaza is the best place you can go for shopping in Genting Highlands. It offers more than 60 retail outlets and 70 F&B joints to the visitors, not to mention the additional side-attractions along the way.
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