The Genting highlands are a hill station situated at 1700m above sea level in the Titiwangsa mountains, 51km northeast of KL. They are easily accessible from KL, either by road or road & cablecar (the Genting Skyway). In Genting there is a resort consisting of a number of hotels, a shopping mall, an indoor and an outdoor theme park and the only legal land-based casino in Malaysia. In 2006 the resort had over 18 million visitors. It is surrounded by a 100 million years old rainforest.
The Genting highlands do not offer much in terms of hiking trails and in fact it is not easy to leave the resort area. A visit to Genting usually consists of walking through the shopping mall, gambling in the casino or playing in the theme park. Due to the altitude the temperature hovers between 14C and 25C the whole year.
01 Genting Skyway cable car station 02 Genting Skyway cable car 03 Genting Skyway cable car 04 Hotel theme park
05 Parking and street in the mist 06 First world hotel 07 First world hotel 08 Hotels 09 Fun fair theme park
10 Inside the resort 11 Inside the resort 12 Indoor theme park 13 Chinese restaurant inside resort 14 Inside the resort 15 Shops and eateries inside the resort
16 Indoor theme park 17 Tropical rainforest near resort 18 Tropical rainforest 19 Tropical rainforest
20 Ferns 21 Fern 22 Pine tree foliage 23 Rainforest 24 Macaque monkey on pine tree
25 Macaque monkey 26 Macaque monkey on pine tree 27 Macaque monkey on pine tree 28 Macaque monkey on pine tree
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