Spring Break Getaways: Genting Highlands, Malaysia


Genting Highlands is a mountain peak within the Titiwangsa Mountains, on the border between the states of Pahang and Selangor of Malaysia. It is about an hour drive away from Kuala Lumpur .

Genting Highlands is a famous getaway for adults and children, with its cool and refreshing weather. Visitors get to enjoy the breathtaking view of the rainforest stretching towards Kuala Lumpur on a clear day.

There are a few theme parks in Genting Highlands such as Genting Outdoor Theme Park, First World Indoor Theme Park and Water Park. There are over 40 rides and games in the theme park that are suitable for people of all ages, and they are popular among the visitors.

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The First World Plaza is a shopping center located in Genting Highlands. There are over 60 trendy retail stores and 70 food and beverage outlets in the plaza that provide a comfortable shopping and eating experience for everyone.

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There are also other tourist attractions such as the Strawberry Farm and Chin Swee Temple that lie within the vicinity of Gohtong Jaya. In the Strawberry Farm, strawberry lovers get to enjoy the fun of picking strawberries themselves. There are other flowers and vegetables in the farm, too. Chin Swee Temple, on the other hand, is a place for the devotees to pray but visitors who don’t pray are welcome to do some cultural exploration or take pictures.

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Genting Highlands is an ideal place for a short getaway.

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