Titiwangsa Mountains, Malaysia
Best Time to Visit: April to September
Time Zone: MST (UTC+8)
Main Attractions: Entertainment Centers, Casinos, Adventure Sports, Resorts, Theme Parks
Informally known as the ‘Las Vegas of Malaysia’, the Genting Highlands are the perfect destination for all those who go in search of an enjoyable vacation. This place is located on the border, between the states of Pahang and Selangor of Malaysia and is perched on the Titiwangsa Mountains. The place is famous for the Genting Highlands Resort that attracts tourists from all over the world. It is known as the Las Vegas of Malaysia due to the fact that it has a number of glittering casinos and entertainment centers, just like what you have in Las Vegas. This place provides ample of fun things to do for visitors and also has many tourist attractions and places to see.
Genting Highlands is the place to be when it comes to being entertained to the core. The place offers a plethora of casinos and fascinating entertainment centers. Visit Casino de Genting to try your hand at Blackjack, baccarat, roulette, etc. You can go shopping in the numerous shopping malls located here. There are enough restaurants and cafes to take care of your hunger pangs while you enjoy!
Genting Highlands will definitely set your adrenalin rushing with the endless choices to try out all forms of adventure. The Theme Park Hotel offers scintillating rides that will pop your eye-balls out! Imagine swooshing down a roller coaster from a high mountain! Or imagine exploring the man made Jurassic Park and coming face to face with life-size dinosaurs! You can also set your pulses racing by trying out karting at the Grand Prix Circuit. There is so much more, waiting to be discovered by you!
Bird’s Eye View
One of the most fascinating tourist attractions here is the Genting Skyway. It is touted as the longest cable car in Southeast Asia, covering a distance of 3.38 km from Gohtong Jaya to Highlands Hotel. It also has the maximum speed of 21.6km / hour and is also tagged as the fastest mono cable car system in the world. Take a ride across the panoramic mountain and be absolutely stunned at the serene beauty this place has to offer. You get a bird’s eye view of the Highlands, which is something that shouldn’t be missed!
Genting Highlands Resort
The famous Genting Highlands Resort offers you options to be entertained like none other. It has won numerous awards for hospitality and entertainment and is also an important tourist attraction in Malaysia. There is a theme park within the resort that offers almost 50 fun rides, 150 shopping (70) and dining (80) outlets and also six uniquely themed leisure walk boulevards. At a height of 2,000 meters above sea level, the First World Hotel Plaza is the highest shopping center you would ever visit!