Genting Travel Guide

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    High over lush tropical jungle
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Genting Highlights

  • Pro
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     The cool & refreshing air that let you break away from the tropical heat. 

  • Con
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     Crowded on weekends and holidays, foggy most of the time 

  • In a nutshell
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     Go for good clean family fun at the peak 

Genting Things to Do

  • First World Plaza

    Ahh The Monorail, this monorail ride has only two stations, the first world plaza station and the Outdoor Theme Park Station and the Monorail Ride shuttles back and forth these two areas on a leisurely pace providing a panoramic view of the Genting Highlands Complex and in amnd around the Outdoor Theme Park Area so that you will take lots of...

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  • Snow World

    This is my feedback about Snow Thieves, oh I mean Snow World. This is simply a place operated by a gang of thieves. Here is how it is done. Firstly, they show you 50 sign that says 'No mobile phones' before you enter (didn't know why by then by literately means 'If you want to get stolen enter with your mobile phone!). Then when you enter they...

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  • Casinos

    this casino is the largest of the 3 casinos in the Genting Highlands and is located in the Genting Hotel. All are owned by Casino De Genting (Resorts World) Being the largest, they have more card table games here and they have more baccarat gaming tables and 21 gaming tables than in the smaller Starworld Casino in First World Plaza but as in there,...

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Genting Hotels

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Genting Restaurants

  • Malaysian-Chinese Food Court in First...

    the Chinese Malaysian Food court is located just on the entrance to the First World Plaza just left side upon entering the complex and there are assorted stalls selling a assortment of Malaysian Chinese fare like claypot dishes, roasted chicken or pork, Hainanese Chicken Rice, Bah Ku Teh, assorted noodles like bee hon or mee goreng and an...

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  • the largest Buffett in Genting Highlands

    the first world cafe is the largest buffett cum restaurant in the Genting Highlands complex simply because it serves the fourth largest hotel in the world hence the very wide area. Since we are checked in at the First World Plaza then our breakfast buffett is free however look down this tip for the buffett prices if you are not staying at the hotel...

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  • Snack Stands

    there are many snack stands in the genting highlands area especially in the vicinity of the Outdoor Theme Park and these Snack Stands sell an assortment of what else but quick and filling local and international snacks plus a lot of Junk Foods and various Drinks like fruit Juices or Carbonated Drinks. Off course the prices of the average snacks and...

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Genting Nightlife

  • Main Sports Bar of First World Plaza...

    Part two of My Patio Bar tips with more pictures.this is the main bar and the biggest bar in the First World Plaza and the patio bar and lounge has 3 areas, mainly the Main Sports Bar where the live band is located, the Lounge area and the Wine and Whisky Bar. The Patio is a big place and is ijn the middle of the Venetian Inspired Grand Canal area...

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  • Main Sports Bar of First World Plaza...

    this is the main bar and the biggest bar in the First World Plaza and the patio bar and lounge has 3 areas, mainly the Main Sports Bar where the live band is located, the Lounge area and the Wine and Whisky Bar. The Patio is a big place and is ijn the middle of the Venetian Inspired Grand Canal area of First World Plaza. They have no cover charge...

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  • Casino de Genting

    Shimmering chandeliers, warm and friendly staff, plenty of games, a wide range of services, live music performance, and special food promotions, all under one roof. Casino de Genting comprises of 5 main gaming areas:-Circus Palace Showboat Monte Carlo Hollywood International Room/VIP Room No sandals allowed.Shirt with collar for men.

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Genting Transportation

  • Tour Bus to Genting Highlands

    Various tour buses and tour bus companies offer day tours and overnight stays at the genting highlands comeplex. For a fast, convenient and economical journey to Genting, travellers can use the Genting Express Bus Service, available from Puduraya Bus Terminal, KL Sentral Station, Terminal Putra LRT Gombak, One Utama Petaling Jaya, and Kajang and...

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  • Resorts World Free Shuttle Bus

    the resorts world shuttle bus is a complementary shuttle bus that goes between Highlands Hotel/Genting Hotel Complex to the First World Hotel and the route will take 10 minutes through winding roads. Schedule of pick-up and drop off between the two hotels are every 15 minutes (but the average waiting time can be a drag since there are long lines so...

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  • Taxis

    Although Genting Higlands has a very small area, you will see a lot of taxis milling around. Why? since the complementary shuttle service in between hotels can be too congensted and waiting times too long that they will be a more attractive option. Some are unscupulous and they will not use the the taxi meter and intead charge you RM 10 to ride...

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Genting Shopping

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  • Shopping Arcade Genting Hotel

    Again the shopping arcade in the Genting hotel just beside and is really connected to the Highlands Hotel, is smaller than the first world plaza but what it lacks in size it compensates with the price since the shops and the restaurants and bars here at the arcade a notch higher and are more luxurious and expensive than in the first world plaza....

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  • Skyway Shopping Arcade

    the skyway shopping arcade is the first thing you will see upon reaching the Genting Highlands when you take the Genting Skyway (the awana skyway goes to the awana hotel) and hence you will be bombarded with images and an assortment of shop and eatieries upon walking away from the skyway gondolas. The Skywy shopping arcade is way smaller than the...

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  • First World Plaza

    the First World Plaza is the largest shopping area of the Genting Highlands Complex hence most of the people visiting the Genting Highlands usually go here to shop or dine or do other activites like riding the various rides of the indoor theme park. You will see various food courts and snacks, assorted local stores selling local souvenir items and...

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Genting Local Customs

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    by machomikemd Updated May 25, 2011

    I was quite disapointed in genting since I havent find any shot glasses to buy here and this is a big gambling city but on the other hand, It was nice finding one of my favorite collector Items available here and it was the refrigerator magnet and the variety of the magnets here are varied and the prices vary too depending on the type like if you are buying a ceramic refrigerator magnet, the price will be RM 8. If you are buying a pewter refrigeratoe magnet, the cost will be RM 10 and when buying a plastic Magnet will be RM 6 and my favorite Magnetite Ref Magnet will be RM 9. there are many souvenir shops here.

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Genting Warnings and Dangers

  • BEWARE OF PICKPOCKETS AND BAG THIEVES

    BEWARE OF THIEVES AND PICKPOCKETS Travelling anywhere here ALWAYSbe on alert to your surroundings. Constantly , Beware of pickpockets and thieves.. Keep your shoulder bag close to you preferably around your neck AND infront of you to avoid it being opened without you knowing!!! This also prevents it being "snatched" Do not put your bag down...

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  • BEWARE OF SCAMMERS !!!

    GENTING HIGHLANDS This is really an amazing destination . To catch this cable car from Genting up into the clouds is a trip within itself..At the top there is a huge complex of wonderful Hotels an amazingly large Theme park and a vast array of shops and a Gambling Casino.. I noticed when we were about to catch the cable down and as there is...

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  • Playful primates

    When you are near the car park at Station No.1, be careful of the mischievous macaques who do a good trade when unwitting guests arrive.Whether or not you intend to feed these playful primates they may end up with your lunch without your consent. These quick and crafty critters may snatch and grab your much anticipated meal before you can yell...

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Genting Tourist Traps

  • Have you currencies ready!

    It's not really a "tourist trap." But you have to have your dollars (Sing or US) changed before boarding a bus for Malaysia. We arrived in Genting so early at 7:30am (we took the overnight bus from Singapore) and all the pawnshops and banks were still closed! And we haven't had a decent dinner the night before! Ask kiosks if they change Sing...

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  • Bad snowing experience

    The SnowWorld isn't really as fantastic as it seems. The snow technology is too old and the snow is not really made of water. They cannot be crushed together like real snow to make snowballs. Some safety hazards are also present such as the mini slide not being barricaded. I saw a small kid being tripped by another kid sliding down. And I don't...

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  • Its not a colonial legacy.

    Comparing with the other hill stations/ resorts in Malaysia, 40 years old Genting Highland is relatively new and not a legacy of the colonial rule in Malaysia. However, upon entering the "Genting zone" you'll be welcomed by Tudor inspired designed guard house. Don't expect to find more of such architectural design in Genting Highlands as they are...

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Genting What to Pack

  • Bring Sweaters or Jackets

    bring light luggage especially the hard cases with wheels so that it will be easy to just stroll with it than carry them. wear sweaters or windbreakers if you are the type who easily get cold since the air gets nippy especially at night the hotels have free soap and shampoo and dental brushing kits but you must bring your own deoderants or...

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  • Weather in Genting

    Most of the hotels (if not all) in Genting rely on the high altitude cooling climate instead of air conditioning. Hence it may get a bit hot during the drier months (May to July) and lighter clothing is advisable. For the wetter months (November to January), jackets and long sleeved attire are recommended.

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  • Cool Weather in Genting

    Although Genting Highlands is situated in lush tropical rainforest, the altitude is quite high. Hence, the weather here varies from other parts of Malaysia. Average temperature is about 17 to 20 degrees Celcius. So it's advisable to bring along a cardigan or sweater when you wish to play at outdoors. A jacket is also useful to shield off your...

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Genting Off The Beaten Path

  • The 9-storey Pagoda @ Chin Swee Caves...

    While taking a leisure walk around,do look out for the 9-storey Pagoda,the grand stone statue of the Big Buddha and Laughing Buddha,the 18 Lohans and the legendary 8 immortalscarvings depicting the 24 filial Chinese stories and the 'Journey to the West',the natural caves atmosphere and vast landscaped gardens and not forgetting the dragon mineral...

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  • Chin Swee Caves Temple

    On your way up or down the Genting Highlands,there is a Chin Swee Caves Temple which is worth a visit.The Chin Swee Caves Temple was built in 1976 and it was named after the Late Ven. Rev. Chin Swee of the Soong Dynasty in the 11th Century. A devout Buddhist, Chin Swee touched and warmed the hearts of many with his kindness as a good...

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  • Stone architecture

    If you are observant, you will notice the impressive stone architecture at the outdoor theme park of Genting Highlands. This could be easily mistaken to be some place in Europe :)

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Genting Sports & Outdoors

  • Genting Sky Venture

    Sky dive without a parachute or without jumping out of a plane. The one and only sky diving simulator in Asia, the Genting Sky Venture is a state-of-the-art sky diving wind tunnel with a maximum speed of 120 mph winds to keep you airborne.Ticket costs RM50 for adults and RM40 for children.

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  • Le Tour de Langkawi

    To watch the race of Le Tour de Langkawi in Genting is so exciting especially to see how they pedal up the slope from sea level 0 up to 5000+ feet. That needs years of tough training average 6 hour speedy riding and only few can pedal up in that increditable speed whereas most merely able to reach the top hours later. I couldn't even pedal to 1000...

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Genting Favorites

  • Atm's in Genting

    there are lots of Automated Teller Machines in and around the Huge Genting Highlands complex and you may find them at the hotel lobbies and especially at the casinos where there are a bunch inside and most of these ATM's accept international consortiums like Cirrus, Discover, Plus and Maestro but a caveat: you will have 2 charges when you withdraw...

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  • Walking Around Genting

    walking around the huge Genting Highlands Complex can be daunting if you are not the type who wants to walk winding roads and steep stairs going to and from the various hotels and the various shops and attractions around but one thing is that you would hardly get tired since the weather is nippy and the sun is not that hot since the altitude of the...

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  • Genting Cable Car

    How big is your bag? If it is too big, you'll need to check it/them in. Reproduced below are the info:"Dear Guest,Kindly be informed that effective from 1st June 2010, guests are required to check-in all baggage with size exceeding 56cm X 36cm X 23cm (22in X 14in X 9in) at the hotel front desks. Baggage measurement racks are available at Highlands...

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