As the cable car rises past deserted highlands and mountains covered in luxuries greeneries and the height keeps on mounting every moment until everything underneath becomes just a blur, all that you can feel is sheer amazement and excitement. Even those with the most severe acrophobia is sure to forget their fear, at least for some time, and get totally lost in the natural bounties and man-made wonders around only one feeling overrides-the thrill and eagerness of exploring the “Fun city above the clouds” the Genting Highlands.
Nestled on a mountain peak (with a height of about 1860 m at its highest point) within the Totiwangsa Mountains on the border between the states of Pahang and Selangor of Malaysia. Genting is much more than just a hill resort. It is a complete fun and entertainment package for the whole family with something to offer for every age, taste, and budget. The resort offers six hotels with 10,000 rooms, over 50 fun rides, 170 dining shopping outlets, business convention and performance venues and other entertainment options.
The main attritions of Genting where tourists spend most of their times, are perhaps its three theme parks-Genting Outdoor Theme Park. First World Indoor Theme Park and Water there. One whole day will fall short if you want to explore it all. Even if you go by their signature attractions, there are over 20 of them. However, the ones really not worth missing include the Flying Coaster, Genting Sky Venture, Haunted House, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum, Snow World, and Space Shot. Enjoying these attractions with the clouds hovering just above your head, sometimes dripping and sometimes giving way to a clear sunny sky-is a totally unique and divine experience.
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