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Experience the allure of Genting Highlands, a must-visit gem in mainland Malaysia that will leave you spellbound.

Explore the enchanting allure of Genting Highlands, a sought-after tourist hotspot just a mere 80 km away from Kuala Lumpur. Immerse yourself in top-notch theme parks and luxurious resort-style accommodations.

Genting Highlands Malaysia

Genting Highlands, nestled at an elevation of 2000m, stands as a beloved haven for both local and international travelers seeking a delightful escape from the sweltering climate of Kuala Lumpur. Renowned as the ultimate entertainment center, Genting offers an array of exhilarating activities suitable for the entire family. It serves as a cherished weekend getaway and a serene retreat from bustling city life, promising an unforgettable experience. 




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Planning a trip to Genting Highlands?

Genting Highlands is ideal for a day trip from Kuala Lumpur. If you are planning to drive or book a tour operator for a day trip, a stopover at the Batu Caves can be planned as it lies on the way to Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur City. 

Bus Tours operate from KL Sentral and the day trip package includes a ticket for Awana Skyway and a lunch coupon. The last bus to return to KL leaves Genting Highlands at 10 p.m. 

Alternatively, a bus leaves from KLIA at midday reading Genting around 130 p.m. If you are flying into KL, this can be a great option to visit Genting without stopping at the city center. 

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Where to stay in Genting Highlands?

First World Hotel Genting Highlands

Ranked as the ultimate destination in the Guinness Book of World Resorts, First World Hotel boasts the largest number of rooms worldwide. 

Tip: Take advantage of our unbeatable mid-week special rates, designed to entice visitors to fully explore the wonders of Genting Highlands during the weekdays.


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Strawberry Leisure Farms in Genting Highlands

Genting Strawberry Leisure Farms 

Discover the captivating Strawberry Leisure Farms nestled in the heart of Gohtong Jaya, just a short 5km journey from the magnificent Genting Highlands complex. Embark on an enlightening day trip and let Strawberry Farms be your first stop along the way, where enchantment awaits!

Prepare to be entranced by the vibrant fields that cultivate an abundance of juicy strawberries, fragrant lavender, and a captivating variety of local flowers that are lovingly supplied to the bustling KL City. Immerse yourself in the delightful experience of handpicking your own strawberries, available at an affordable price of RM 10 for every 100 grams.

Indulge in the charming surroundings as you explore the facility, which features cozy cafes and a treasure trove of stores overflowing with locally sourced produce. From golden jars of pure honey to exquisite teas and nourishing skincare products, there's a little piece of paradise for everyone to savor and take home as a cherished memory of your time at Strawberry Leisure Farms.

Ticket Prices: Adults RM 15/ Child RM 10


Interesting things to do in Melaka Malaysia


Bukit Tinggi in Berjaya Hills

Let's embark on a journey together to Bukit Tinggi, a mesmerizing destination filled with cultural wonders and Zen influences. Nestled amidst a dense forest teeming with enchanting flora and fauna, this small town in the Pahang state offers a soulful retreat on a highland, 1000 meters above sea level. Renowned as one of Malaysia's finest hill stations, Bukit Tinggi promises extraordinary experiences with its charming French-inspired Colmar Tropicale and serene Zen-inspired Japanese Garden. Immerse yourself in the Japanese Tea Ceremony at the authentic Tea House, and don't miss the opportunity to explore nearby attractions such as the Ryo Zan Tei Japanese Restaurant, Botanical Garden, Tatami Suites, and Spa.

To make the most of your time in Melaka, we have carefully crafted a day itinerary that encompasses the most captivating places of interest and showcases the best activities to indulge in within a single day. Get ready for an adventure like no other!

Travel Itinerary for a day trip from KL to Genting Highlands

First Stop

8 AM - 9 AM

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Batu Caves

Plan your first stop at the popular Hindu temple located on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur. Carved into the limestone caves this temple is a place of worship as well as the most photographed tourist spot in the city. Be prepared to climb a steep step of stairs to reach the cave temple.    

Time: 45 minutes

Second Stop

7 AM - 9 AM


Stop at Strawberry Leisure Farms at Gohtong Jaya

The Strawberry Farms are located at Gohtong Jaya and contain a large collection of local flowers and a lavender garden. 

Time: 45 minutes

Third Stop

10 AM - 11 AM

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Awana Skyway Cable Car

Experience the breathtaking Awana Skyway Cable Car, a must-visit stop on your journey to Genting Highlands. This remarkable gondola-style cable car, spanning an impressive 2km, transports you to the enchanting Awana Resort. Take advantage of the mid-day stop to explore the mesmerizing China Swee Temple, a truly captivating experience. Conveniently park your car at the Skyway Station and embark on an unforgettable adventure.


Fourth Stop

1 PM - 2 PM

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Chin Swee Temple

Discover the enchanting Chin Swee Temple, a magnificent religious sanctuary nestled on a rugged slope near the pinnacle of Resorts World Genting. Immerse yourself in a captivating cultural odyssey as you delve into the vivid portrayal of the afterlife or simply revel in the breathtaking panoramic views of the majestic mountainous landscape that surrounds the temple.

Uncover the allure of the iconic nine-story pagoda adorned with radiant lamps, bask in the serenity of the open-air SkyTerrace, and marvel at the awe-inspiring 15-meter tall statue of Buddha.

To reach this haven, you can opt for a scenic drive or embark on an awe-inspiring journey aboard the Awana SkyWay, stopping at the Chin Swee Station.

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Fifth Stop

2 PM - 3 PM

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First World Hotel in Genting Highlands

Discover the ultimate experience at the world's largest hotel, offering an astounding 7,351 rooms to cater to every traveler's needs and desires. Indulge in a wide selection of accommodations that will exceed your expectations, regardless of your budget.

Located in the heart of Resorts World Genting, First World Hotel provides unparalleled convenience, granting guests easy access to the vibrant First World Plaza, the thrilling SkyAvenue, the exhilarating Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park, and the prestigious Genting International Convention Centre. Experience luxury and convenience like never before at First World Hotel.

Sixth Stop

3 PM onwards

Skyworld outdoor Theme Park

Skyworlds Outdoor Theme Park, Skytropolis Indoor theme park

Two of the most beloved attractions at Genting are the awe-inspiring Skyworlds Outdoor Theme Park and the thrilling Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park. These massive parks offer an abundance of exhilarating rides that will keep both kids and adults entertained all day long.


Some useful information about Resorts World Genting Highlands

Explore the thrilling world of entertainment at the Genting Highlands complex, where a plethora of casinos await your arrival. From the luxurious Awana and Resorts World to the iconic First World, Maxims, and Genting Casino, immerse yourself in a diverse range of gaming experiences. Step into the captivating realm of gaming rooms adorned with popular casino games, and let the excitement take hold. Please note that these gambling venues are exclusively accessible to adults. To fully indulge in the gaming extravaganza, we recommend obtaining a Genting Rewards World Card.

Families will delight in the array of options available, including exciting gaming arcades, relaxing massage parlors, charming cafes and bars, and a multitude of restaurants offering delectable continental and Malaysian cuisine.

A great feature of First World Hotel is that you can rent a room for a short span (4 hours) from the automated check-in machines. This gives older people in the group a chance to relax as the sheer size of the complex is simply overwhelming and needs plenty of time to explore