Genting Highlands Malaysia is officially named as the Resorts World Genting and it proclaims itself as the City of Entertainment with the similar concept to Las Vegas; the sin city.
It offers Genting Highlands casino; the only where gamble is legal in Malaysia. However, it is also a great place for kids that can enjoy their playtimes in the theme park.
Genting Highlands Resort
Within the resort area of the First World Hotel Genting Highlands, there are six hotels with 10,000 rooms.
There are also other modern facilities inside the resort area, including 50 fun rides, 170 shopping and dining outlets, business convention facilities, shows, as well as the entertainment facilities.
For those who don’t want to enjoy the fun rides of the theme park, you can try gamble in the casinos that open 24 hours. You should older than 21 and non-Muslim if you are Malaysian.
The Genting Highlands casino dress code prohibits t-shirts, sandals, and shorts. The cafes inside offer drinks but no cocktail waitresses like in Vegas.
There are some entertainment options such as Arena of Stars (for concerts and shows), First World Plaza (shopping mall), First World Cineplex (cinemas), and Genting International Convention Center (for events and performances).
• Theme Parks
The Theme Parks are the interesting places in Genting Highlands, especially for kids that love enjoying amusement park. The theme parks are available in indoor and outdoor options.
Genting Highlands Weather
The altitude location is at 5708 feet. It makes the weather in Genting Highlands is mostly chilling in about 5 to 10 degree Celsius. In the clear days, you can have the stunning view of the valley. But when it is raining, clouds will cover Genting Highlands and the temperature will get down to zero.
How to go to Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur
The nearest airport to Genting Highlands is Kuala Lumpur Airport. From there, you can take a train from KL Sentral that will run for only about 30 minutes to Genting. Otherwise, you also can choose to reach Genting by bus.
There are some options of the bus in Kuala Lumpur such as Pudu Sentral, Putra LRT Gombak Station, and KL Sentral. All of the buses will take you to Genting in about one hour and cost about RM3.4 – RM4.6 for a one-way ticket.
The bus will bring you to the Skyway cable car station in the base of Genting Highlands. The location also can be reached car or taxi through Karak Highway in about one hour.
It will be great spending holiday in Kuala Lumpur for so many fun things you can do there, including staying in the first world hotel Genting Highlands and enjoy other fun things there.