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Genting Highlands

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Kuala Lumpur: Genting Highlands & Batu Caves Day Trip

1. Kuala Lumpur: Genting Highlands & Batu Caves Day Trip

Escape the heat of Kuala Lumpur city center and head for the cool mountain air of Malaysia’s only casino resort. Following pick-up from your hotel, journey to the cable car station at Genting Highlands and take the skyway cable car over the tropical rainforest. Try your luck at blackjack, roulette or other casino games, or choose to enjoy recreational facilities at the indoor and outdoor theme park. Brave the rollercoasters or the only sky diving simulator in Asia. End the day with a shopping spree at over 80 boutique stores. Then, return to Kuala Lumpur via the Hindu shrines of Batu Caves, where steps up the mountain are guarded by a golden statue of Murugan. •Pick up from Hotels/Residences/Suite in Kuala Lumpur City's Golden Triangle area (except Pudu area) •Journey to the cable car station at Genting Highlands and take the •skyway cable car over the tropical rainforest.(include 2 way skyway ticket) Free and Easy at Genting Highland •Meet and Assembly at meet up point and heading to Batu Cave Local Product Shop (max 20 min) •Visit Batu Cave Temple, where steps up the mountain are guarded by a golden status of Murugan. **Short Pant & Short Skirt are NOT ALLOWED** •Assembly and pick up transfer back to Kuala Lumpur. •Hotel drop off within Hotels/Residences/Suite in Kuala Lumpur City's Golden Triangle area (except Pudu area) The itinerary is subject to change based on weather or traffic conditions of the day

Kuala Lumpur: Sightseeing by Private Vehicle with Driver

2. Kuala Lumpur: Sightseeing by Private Vehicle with Driver

Rent a private vehicle with driver for a half-day or full-day and discover Kuala Lumpur's must-see sights according to your own interests. Avoid the confusing public transportation system and save precious time as you explore the city more efficiently. Minivans are available for groups of up to 7 passengers and the service includes pickup and drop-off at your accommodation. Choose the 4-hour option and stay within the city limits to take cool photos of the Petronas Twin Towers and Central Market. Upgrade to the 8-hour option and visit the sacred site of Batu Caves and the beautiful Genting Highlands. Your driver will take you anywhere in the city you want to go and wait for you at every stop. If you love freedom of choice and having fun at your own pace, then this is the best way to discover the city.

Genting Highlands: Awana SkyWay Gondola Cable Car Trip

3. Genting Highlands: Awana SkyWay Gondola Cable Car Trip

See the picturesque landscape unfold beneath you aboard the Awana SkyWay, a gondola lift system serving Genting Highlands. Delight in the stunning, 360-degree views of the 130 million-year-old rainforest below. Feel the coolness of the crisp mountain air, as the cabins are outfitted with special windows and louvers for the ultimate high flying experience. Charge your phone in the gondola if you've drained your phone's battery taking photos and selfies. Disembark at the midway point, and pay a visit to the Chin Swee Caves Temple, a Taoist temple set on a 28-acre plot of rocky forested land that was erected in honor of Buddhist monk and Reverend Master Chin Swee from the Fujian Province. Then, reboard the cable car and continue to your final destination.  This trip is a one-way ticket and you can make your journey from Awana Station to SkyAvenue Station with a stop at Chin Swee Station, or vice versa. 

Pahang: Genting SkyWorlds Outdoor Theme Park Ticket

4. Pahang: Genting SkyWorlds Outdoor Theme Park Ticket

Take the family out for an exciting day trip at Genting SkyWorlds. Explore an outdoor theme park built across 26 acres, and enjoy 26 rides and attractions that cater to visitors of all ages. Benefit from 6 virtual queue reservations to avoid wasting time in line. Once inside the park, go on an adventure through 9 movie- and adventure-inspired “worlds.” Discover Eagle Mountain, Central Park, Liberty Lane, Robots Rivet Town, Andromeda Base, Ice Age, Studio Plaza, Epic, and Rio. Each world features a host of exciting rides and attractions, specially curated and designed to send imaginations soaring through an immersive experience. This is complemented by a unique array of themed retail, dining, and entertainment experiences for the whole family to enjoy.

Genting Highland: Private Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur

5. Genting Highland: Private Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur

Escape the heat of Kuala Lumpur and discover Genting Highlands. Located 1,830 metres (6,000 feet) above sea level, Genting Highlands houses Malaysia's only casino resort and colossal theme parks. Take a cable car ride to the top of the highlands and admire the view of the surrounding hills. Begin your journey to Genting Highlands with a beautiful scenic drive along the mountains. Relax as you leave the busy city and hot weather behind. Amid the fresh air, take the fastest mono-cable car in the world to reach the top of the hill. During the ride, marvel at the beautiful panoramic view of the green tropical rainforest below you. Fringed by one of the oldest tropical jungles in the world, you can try your luck at blackjack, keno, roulette, or a host of other casino games. Complete the day with a shopping spree at over 80 shops lining the resort. When you reach the top, visit Malaysia's only international casino resort, Casino de Genting. With more than 3,000 machines and 426 tables, this casino is Asia's answer to Las Vegas. 

Genting Highlands: Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park Ticket

6. Genting Highlands: Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park Ticket

Enjoy a fun day at Genting SkyWorlds theme park with this day pass ticket. Explore all 9 uniquely-themed worlds and make sure to hop on the 26 rides and attractions. Bring the whole family for a full day of fun and adventure in the Genting Highlands. Begin your adventure at the majestic Studio Plaza. As a celebration of all things cinema, find your favorite fil characters that are carved into its golden interiors at the 360° Legends Cinema, or as collectibles in our exciting dining and retail stores. Show your ticket at the entry turnstile and being your day of excitement. Step into the heat of a Californian desert in the Eagle Mountain area. Purchase a burger or two from the food trucks nearby or have a browse around the industrial themed Freedom Shop. Gather in a vibrant town square to experience the best of world-class attractions, dining, retail and live entertainment. Visit the Natural History Museum or the admire the spectacular fountain show at the Lake of Dreams, Central Park is where fun, excitement, and memory-lasting moments meet.

Kuala Lumpur: Genting Highland Tour with SkyWorld Theme Park

7. Kuala Lumpur: Genting Highland Tour with SkyWorld Theme Park

Embark on an 8-hour tour to Genting Highlands, a premier hill resort nestled amidst the lush Titiwangsa Mountains renowned for its cool climate, entertainment attractions, and panoramic views. Our friendly driver guide meets you at your hotel around the designated pickup time and starts the tour with a scenic 30-minute journey to the Batu Caves Temple. While on the journey to the temple, the driver would brief you about the history of the temple and would also remind you of the regulations and dress code that need to be adhered to while visiting the temple. Upon reaching the Batu Caves, you'll be greeted by the enormous Murugan statue located right next to the sacred Hindu sanctuary situated among limestone caves. Tourists would be able to climb the 272 steps on foot, marveling at the elaborate shrines and enjoying panoramic views of the city below. After the quick stop at Batu Caves, you embark on a scenic 45-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur to Genting Highlands. As you ascend the hill, you'll board the renowed Genting Skyway Cable Car, one of the primary attractions that provides stunning views of the surrounding jungle and mountains as it ascends to the resort, offering an exciting adventure up the mountain. On your way up to Genting Highlands, you get to stop at the famous Chin Swee Caves Temple. This temple, located on a mountaintop overlooking the Genting Highlands Resort in Malaysia, is a peaceful and attractive religious monument dedicated to the Buddhist deity Guan Yin. Visitors can explore the temple's caves, which are decorated with statues of Buddhist deities. Once you've reached the summit, you get to experience Malaysia's only land-based casino. Established in 1971, the Genting Highlands casino offers popular table games including blackjack, baccarat, roulette, and poker, as well as electronic gambling machines with slot games, video poker, and other options that visitors can try their luck on. Genting Highlands is more than simply a casino destination; it is also renowned as the "City of Entertainment." After browsing the casino, take advantage of the famous entertainment option at Genting Highlands, the Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park. The theme park's attractions include rides and shows for people of all ages. From thrilling roller coasters to water rides, 4D theatres, bumper cars, and other interactive experiences, the park has something for everyone. Its revolutionary architecture and cutting-edge technology strive to transform the theme park experience. You also get the opportunity to shop and dine in the pure highland air with a wide range of dining alternatives, from casual eateries to fine dining restaurants. Visitors can also browse a variety of shopping establishments, which sell anything from clothing, accessories, electronics, and souvenirs to luxury products and duty-free items. The tour ends with your driver guide bringing you back to your hotel lobby in Kuala Lumpur as you bid farewell to Genting Highlands.

From Kuala Lumpur: Genting Highlands Day Tour & Gondola Ride

8. From Kuala Lumpur: Genting Highlands Day Tour & Gondola Ride

Travel from your hotel in Kuala Lumpur to the Hindu shrine at Lord Murugan Batu Caves. Take some photos at this limestone cave system, then head to Genting Highlands. Ride the gondola and enjoy the view, go shopping in the outlet store, and then transfer back to your accommodation. Meet the driver at your hotel, then drive to Lord Murugan Batu Caves, a cave complex, which is also a Hindu shrine. Marvel at these limestone caves, which are said to be 400 million years old. Spend about an hour here and take some memorable photos of the temple while you are here. After this, continue to Genting Highlands, a hill station located in the Titiwangsa Mountains. Arrive at Skyway Awana Station and spend some time exploring this resort. Ride up the gondola and admire the scenery along the way. Then, go shopping for some souvenirs at your leisure. Finally, ride the gondola back to Skyway Awana and then head back to your hotel to finish the activity.

Genting Highlands: Ripley's Adventureland Instant E-Ticket

9. Genting Highlands: Ripley's Adventureland Instant E-Ticket

Located in the heart of Genting Highlands, Ripley's Believe It or Not! is an essential stop for anyone looking to add a dash of the extraordinary to their Malaysian getaway. It's not just a visit; it's an adventure into the curious and captivating world of Ripley's, where seeing is believing. Don't miss out on this unique journey into the world of Ripley's, where the unbelievable comes to life. This one-of-a-kind attraction invites you to explore an array of oddities, mysteries, and amazing facts that will boggle the mind and delight the senses. Marvel at a collection of over 400 exhibits, artifacts, and oddities from around the world, each with its own unique story that challenges the limits of your imagination. From shrunken heads to a vampire killing kit, step into a world where the weird is celebrated, and the unbelievable becomes believable. As you explore, engage with interactive displays that not only entertain but also educate, offering a hands-on experience that is fun for all ages. Whether you're a family, a couple, or exploring solo, Ripley's offers a fascinating adventure that appeals to curious minds of any age. Create lasting memories as you capture photos with some of the most incredible and unusual exhibits, making for perfect shareable moments from your trip.

Kuala Lumpur: Private Tour to Genting Highland & Batu Caves

10. Kuala Lumpur: Private Tour to Genting Highland & Batu Caves

Amidst the freshness of cool, crisp mountain air about 6,000 feet above sea level, lies Malaysia’s only casino resort. Your first stop will be at the limestone hills of Batu Caves that comprises of three caverns and several smaller caves. It is the shrine of Lord Murugah, a Hindu deity, and a flight of 272 steps leads up to the temple cave. Another cave, called the Museum Cave, is filled with images of deities and murals depicting scenes from the Hindu scriptures. Before proceeding to the skyway, stop at a strawberry park where you can experience plucking the fresh strawberries from the farm. Fringed by one of the oldest tropical jungles in the world, you can try your luck at blackjack, keno, roulette or a host of other casino games, or take time to enjoy the numerous recreational facilities at the indoor and outdoor theme park. Discover the corkscrew, euro express roller coaster, turbo drop, super toboggan, and sky venture – the one and only skydiving simulator in Asia. Marvel at the panoramic views of mountains and jungles, and complete the day with a shopping spree at over 80 shops lining the resort. You can stock up on souvenirs before heading back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Genting Highlands

Overall rating

4.6
(452 reviews)

The 8 hours were well spent. The driver Chandran was very informative and provided good background and history of the places we visited. The van was comfortable and the AC in the van provided much needed relief from the heat and humidity once we came back from the tour sights.

We had a wonderful trip, well-guided by Linda with clear instructions and explanations for every touristy places we visited. We highly recommend this tour. Thank you for guiding us through your beautiful country.

Genting is packed with people. But we had enough time to look around at our leisure!

Lovely experience. Just that the time spent in the Genting mall was too long for us.

The route was perfect! Our guide Emjay is well versed and very kind