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Genting Highlands Day Trip highlights

  • Take the Genting Highlands Day Tour and explore a mountain resort located amidst the stunning natural scenery with a scenic cable car ride.

  • Enjoy a hassle-free pick-up from your centrally located hotel in  Kuala Lumpur and depart towards the lush hills of Genting with scenic views.

  • Experience a two-way ride on the Genting Skyway, a cable car ride offering stunning views  of the highlands and the surrounding mountains & valleys.

  • Enjoy a number of thrilling rides at the indoor theme park, including roller coasters, spinning rides, and family-friendly attractions.


Genting Highlands
Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia

Genting Highlands Day Trip cancellation_policy

  • If cancellation are made 1 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 1 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • In the event of unforeseen weather conditions, union issues, government restrictions, or any other circumstances beyond human control, certain trips or activities may be cancelled. In such cases, alternate feasible options will be provided. However, a cash refund will not be available.
INR 44.996
INR 74.816

Genting Highlands Day Trip overview

Pick-up/ Drop-off Location: Available from Hotels in Kuala Lumpur City Center and Bukit Bintang area.

Activity Time: 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Pick-up Time: Between 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Note- This is a shared transfer and early or late pick-up is possible

Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

About Genting Highlands:

Located just outside of Kuala Lumpur, Genting Highlands is a renowned hill resort destination that offers a captivating escape from bustling city life. With the Genting Highlands Tour package, you have the opportunity to explore this beautiful destination and discover its many attractions.

One of the highlights of Genting Highlands is the majestic charm of the colossal golden statue of Lord Murugan. Standing tall and majestic, the statue is a prominent landmark that captures the attention of visitors. Marvel at its grandeur and significance as you soak in the serene ambiance of the surroundings.

The Genting Highlands Tour takes you on a journey through scenic landscapes and cool mountain air. Enjoy the breathtaking views as you ascend the mountainside, passing through lush greenery and mist-covered peaks. Once you reach the summit, be prepared to be enthralled by the myriad of entertainment options available.

From thrilling rides and amusement parks to world-class casinos and vibrant shopping malls, Genting Highlands offers a diverse range of activities to suit every preference. Indulge in adrenaline-pumping adventures, try your luck at the gaming tables, or simply immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the vibrant entertainment venues.

With its picturesque beauty and array of attractions, Genting Highlands promises an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. Book the Genting Highlands Day trip now and embark on a memorable journey to this enchanting hill resort, where fun, relaxation, and natural beauty seamlessly blend together.

About Genting Highlands Day Tour:

  • Discover prominent attractions as you start your journey with a comfortable pick-up from your hotel in Kuala Lumpur City Center, Bukit Bintang, Brickfields, or Chinatown area.
  • Marvel at the natural rock formations and visit the magnificent statue of Lord Muruga, immersing yourself in the spiritual atmosphere of the temples.
  • Experience breathtaking views as you ascend to Genting Highlands on the Awana Skyway, enjoying a scenic ride in a cable car.
  • On this Genting Highlands day trip, take a moment to indulge in a shopping spree at a local souvenir shop, where you can find unique treasures to remember your trip.
  • Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Ripley's Believe It Or Not, Adventureland, where you can explore incredible exhibits and interactive displays.
  • Capture the memorable moments of your day trip and share them with your friends and followers on social media.
  • As the day comes to an end, enjoy a comfortable drop-off at your hotel, reminiscing about the exciting experiences you had throughout the day.
  • Please note that due to the closure of Awana Skyway, your visit to Chin Swee Temple will be omitted, but you can still enjoy a fulfilling day exploring other attractions in Genting Highlands.

Genting Highlands Day Trip faqs

What is Genting Highlands, and where is it located

Genting Highlands is a popular hill resort and entertainment destination situated on the peak of Mount Ulu Kali in the Titiwangsa Mountains of Malaysia, approximately 1 hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur. Known for its cool climate, lush scenery, and numerous attractions, it is home to Resorts World Genting, which includes hotels, casinos, theme parks, shopping, and dining facilities.

What are some of the things to do in Genting Highlands for a day trip?

  • Take a ride on Awana Skyway: Awana SkyWay, perched atop Genting Highlands, boasts cutting-edge cable transport spanning 2.8 kilometers. This gondola journey treats riders to stunning vistas of the ancient 130 million-year-old rainforest and the exhilarating 20th Century Fox World Malaysia theme park.
  • Visit the Chin Swee Caves Temple: Nestled in the serene Genting Highlands, the Chin Swee Caves Temple is a Taoist sanctuary in Malaysia dedicated to honoring Reverend Chin Swee, revered for his rain-summoning abilities and protection from malevolent forces. Perched atop a rugged hill, the temple provides a captivating panoramic vista of the surrounding landscape.
  • Explore Gohtong Jaya: Tucked in the heart of Genting Highlands, Gohtong Jaya serves as the primary service hub in the region and a great place for a Genting Highlands Day Trip. It is renowned for its vibrant food scene, offering a wide array of street food, authentic Chinese cuisine, and the world-famous Durian fruit.
  • Take a tour of the Genting Highlands Premium Outlets: Positioned as the world's pioneering hilltop premium outlet center, this open-air shopping destination is a must-visit for avid shoppers. Featuring 150 premium outlets, it provides enticing daily discounts making it an alluring prospect for bargain hunters and fashion enthusiasts alike.
  • Delight in the Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm: Located in Bandar Gohtong Jaya, the Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm stands as Malaysia's largest strawberry farm, encompassing various fruit farms and vibrant flower gardens. It presents a diverse selection of organically grown fresh produce, boasting an impressive collection of over 10,000 flourishing plants.
  • Feel the chill at Genting Snow World: This indoor snow village is a captivating recreational wonder and a good place for a Day trip to Genting Highlands, covering an expansive 22,800 square meters. It is artistically fashioned after a European winter village, complete with an English tea shop, ancient Roman castles, a charming telephone booth, and delightful establishments like a pizzeria and bakery, all exuding an enchanting ambiance.

What is the weather like in Genting Highlands throughout the year?

Genting Highlands enjoys a cool and temperate climate year-round. Average temperatures range from 10°C to 25°C throughout the year, with frequent rainfall, especially during the monsoon season from November to February.

What is the best time to visit Genting Highlands?

The best time to visit Genting Highlands is during the drier and cooler months from March to September. This is the period when rainfall is the least and it offers pleasant weather for outdoor activities and sightseeing.

Are there any cultural or historical sites to visit in the area?

There are several cultural and historical sites to visit in the area such as the Chin Swee Caves Temple, a Taoist temple perched on a hillside, offering a peaceful retreat with beautiful architecture. There is also the Lim Goh Tong Memorial Hall, a place provides valuable insight into the history and the visionary founder of Genting Highlands and SeniKome Péng Hēng, which offers a captivating display of artistic and cultural heritage from the eastern states of Pahang, Terengganu, and Kelantan.

What are the dining options available in Genting Highlands?

  • Burger & Lobster: This is an international seafood restaurant that offers wild, fresh Atlantic lobsters.
  • Coffee Terrace: The ambiance is a masterpiece in itself, boasting tasteful contemporary decor and buffet offerings that cater to a wide range of tastes, including delectable vegetarian options.
  • Nicsmann 1940s by Lewre: One of the must-visit culinary destinations here, this restaurant has a distinctive two-tiered structure and the interior exudes opulence with lavish red decor.

Are there any hiking trails or outdoor adventures in the area?

There are several hiking trails in and around Genting Highlands for a 1-day trip to Genting Highland, one of the most popular being Gunung Bunga Buah, if you are looking for a challenging option. There are several other difficult to moderately challenging hikes with rewarding views of the surrounding rainforest and mountains such as Gunung Rawang Matahari, Bukit Repin and Lata Tampit Waterfall.

How far is Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur?

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Genting Highlands is approximately 55 kilometers, depending on the specific route you take. Travel time can vary due to road and traffic conditions, but usually takes around 1 to 1.5 hours by car from Kuala Lumpur. This makes it a popular day trip or weekend getaway for residents and tourists in Kuala Lumpur.

Are there any theme parks or amusement rides in Genting Highlands?

  • Sky VR: Embark on an extraordinary journey that transcends the constraints of time, distance, and physical boundaries, all thanks to the cutting-edge technology of virtual reality. Step into uncharted realms where you have the power to accomplish feats you might have only dreamed of. 
  • SnowWorld: SnowWorld Genting offers a unique experience with a sub-zero environment with ice sculptures. Immerse yourself in a winter wonderland with realistic snowfalls, charming igloo houses, and much more.
  • Vision City Video Games Park: For those who enjoy arcade games, this retro-themed place offers a range of video games such as classic games like Pac-Man and Street Fighter to keep you entertained on a Genting Highland 1 day trip.
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Adventureland: This attraction features unusual and bizarre exhibits and interactive displays, making it a fascinating experience. Get ready for spine-tingling thrills as you plunge into the heart-pounding terror of Zombie Outbreak, and embark on a journey to meet the dinosaurs at the Jurassic Research Center.
  • Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park: With a dazzling array of more than 20 attractions and exciting rides, Skytropolis promises hours of entertainment. Even if you are not inclined to partake in the rides, the vibrant neon lights and lively atmosphere create a delightful backdrop, perfect for capturing memorable photos.

Are there any special events or festivals held in Genting Highlands?

Yes, the festive season in Malaysia lasts all year long and some of the most popular ones include Thaipusam celebrated at Batu Caves by the Tamil Hindu community, Chinese New Year, Malaysia Water Festival with activities like kayak sprinting, sandcastle building, fishing, Wesak Day which is marked by serene prayer ceremonies and parades, and much more.

What should I pack when visiting Genting Highlands, considering the climate?

Pack warm clothing, rain gear, comfortable shoes, travel adapters, medications, sun protection, a camera, a power bank, a reusable water bottle, travel documents, cash, and travel insurance.


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