Genting Highlands, just about an hour's drive from KL, is a different world altogether in Malaysia.The climate is very cool - about 15 to 20 degrees Cel. less than KL - and lies high above the clouds with beautiful thick forest all around as you look down.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping
There are about six hotels each with its own restaurants. And also joints serving Chinese, Malaysian, Thai..etc, as well as fast food options at major hotels. Best options are at the First world hotel which also has the indoor and outdoors theme parks - the main attractions in addition to the casinos for those who want to try their luck.
Activities & things to do
A bus service goes circular on the Highlands halting at major hotels and attractions, and it is a free service. Also a free bus ride to the Chinese temple is a must. You should not miss the return trip of the Genting cable car which flies over lush green forests.
You need one full day for outdoor theme park rides. The indoor theme park is open upto midnight.Casinos are also open to try your luck.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc.
Genting is cool and you may need warm clothing when outdoors. The First world hotel the biggest,with over 6000 rooms takes time to check in, and must be reserved in advance. Taxies are available from KL Airport and KL city to and back from Genting.
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