Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands is the most developed of the hill resorts in Malaysia, and was founded in 1965. Situated 54 km north of Kuala Lumpur, Genting Highlands is the perfect escape for those seeking relaxation and entertainment in a cool montane setting. Genting Highlands offers a lot of attractions such as an international class casino ,international standard hotels, and fun and excitement at the Genting Indoor Theme Park and Outdoor Theme Park. The International Showroom features shows from all over the world. There are more than 35 restaurants, bowling alley, swimming pool, video arcades, karaoke lounges, discos, etc.

There is a golf course and other sporting activities such as horse riding, abseiling and mountain biking. Walk away from the resorts, and you will begin to find some fascinating relicts of montane forests. Enjoy the cable car right up to the summit, the lower station is situated near the Awana Golf and Country Resort. The 20 minute ride ascends from 914m to 1768m.

Genting Highlands is situated about 2,000 meters above sea level and can be approached either from the state of Selangor or Pahang.

How To Get to Genting from Kuala Lumpur

Genting Highlands is roughly 54 kilometers from Kuala Lumpur

By Bus and Skyway : Express Bus from Pudu Raya bus station. From Putra LRT (Terminal Putra Gombak) to Genting.
8.00am to 7.00pm – from Terminal Putra Gombak to Genting Skyway
9.15am to 8.15pm – from Genting Skyway to Terminal Putra Gombak

By Taxi or ehailling : From KL International Airport, from hotels and from Pudu Raya taxi station.

Accommodation and Hotels

Resorts World Genting – First World Hotel

Genting Windmill 

Swiss Garden Hotel & Residences

Genting Hill Top

Things To Do

  • Casino
  • Bowling
  • Snooker
  • Horse-riding
  • Jungle trekking
  • Golfing
  • Swimming Pool
  • Sauna steam bath
  • Gaming
  • Theme park
  • Concerts ( Genting is regular host to Concerts in Malaysia)
  • Food and Beverages


Casinos in Genting

  • First World Casino
  • Genting Casino (Commonly referred as old Genting Casino)

There are a total of 2 casinos in Genting. The Old Genting Casino which is located at old building , and the New Casino which is located at First World Hotel. Both of the casinos are accessible with indoor paths. Casinos are fully equipped with jackpot machines , too various other table games.


Theme Parks in Genting

Genting Awana Skyworld Theme park