Genting Highlands is one of the most famous travel spots in Malaysia for those who are looking to cool down from the warm weather in their own cities or simply go for a weekend getaway filled with entertainment. Also known as Resorts World Genting, it is a popular hill resort located at Bentong in Pahang with an average elevation of 1,740 metres (5,710 ft) within the Titiwangsa Mountains on the border between the states of Pahang and Selangor. Whether you are travelling up to Genting for the weekend or during school holidays, Easybook wants to make your bus ticket booking life easier. Just select your destination, choose your preferred coach operator, schedule and we will do the rest without you leaving the comfort of your seat at home. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to book your bus tickets.
You are able to access Genting Highlands by car or bus which takes approximately one hour from Kuala Lumpur. Easybook serves a wide array of operators for express buses plying between Singapore and Malaysia to Genting Highlands at Mushroom Farm Bus Terminal. You will be able to find buses that provides services as early as 3 AM right up till 9 PM. Otherwise, you can always rent a car from KL through Easybook and have a pleasant drive up with your family while you enjoy the great views heading into Pahang.
Some of the most famous trips to Mushroom Farm Bus Terminal travels from Singapore, Johor Bahru, Kedah, Melaka and Penang. Let’s find out which operators provide services to the key locations mentioned:
Kedah to Genting Highlands: Shanhua Travel and Tours Sdn Bhd
Melaka to Genting Highlands: 707 Inc
Penang to Genting Highlands: Beh Travel & Tours Sdn Bhd, Coachliner 707 Travel & Tours Sdn Bhd (Penang), Grassland Penang Prangin Mall, New Asian Travel & Transport, Shanhua Travel and Tours Sdn Bhd
To get around, you have the choice to travel with cable cars at either Genting Skyway or Awana Skyway while you enjoy the crispy mountain air on the way. The Genting Skyway connects you to both Gohtong Jaya and Resort Hotel, while the new Awana Skyway gets you to Awana Transport Hub, Chin Swee Temple and lifestyle mall SkyAvenue. Otherwise you can just get to places by feet or taxi when you are up in Genting Highlands. Now let us share with you some of the exciting things you should have in your list of things to do at Genting.
SkyAvenue - You will be spending plenty of hours at the latest lifestyle mall in Genting Highlands’ filled with stores and activities for the entire family. Besides the 100 retail stores to fulfill all your shopping needs from gadgets to timepieces. Never go hungry at SkyAvenue when you have places like Tonkatsu by Wa Kitchen for tasty deep fried breaded food, Madam Kwan’s for local Malaysian food, Burger & Lobster London for western, Dal.Komm Coffee for a cuppa, Hot & Roll for a quick snack, Just Heavenly for a delicious slice of cake and so much more. The other things you can do with your family and friends are visiting the entertainment spots in SkyAvenue such as Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum, Jurassic Research Centre, Haunted House and Jungle Gym.
Arena Of Stars - People travel all the way here to check out some of the best entertainment shows. Built in 1998. Arena of Stars in Genting Highlands is a 45,000 square feet space with 6,000 seats. Some of the most popular music artists have performed here namely Boyz II Men, Deep Purple, Cliff Richard, Olivia Newton-John, Lional Richie, as well we all Chinese superstars Joey Yung, Stefanie Sun, Jolin Tsai, Twins and so much more. The Arena of Stars has also homed plenty of award ceremonies for many years for its spectacular set-ups and equipments.
Genting Strawberry Leisure Farms - You cannot escape the idea of strawberry when you are in Genting Highlands. Visit the famous Genting Highlands Strawberry Leisure Farm in Gohtong Jaya to enjoy the beautiful sight as you pluck the fruits by hand and you pay them by weight. Besides strawberries, this tourist attraction also grows mushrooms, herbs, flowers and vegetables in the nurseries next to it. Besides the farm's marketplace, visitors can also purchase strawberries by plucking them directly and paying by weight from 100gm onwards - this is a very popular family activity.
Chin Swee Caves Temple - This Taoist temple is a sight to behold at the best view in Genting Highlands where you will also see the statue of a Buddhist monk sitting there majestically to summon the evil spirits away. Chin Swee Caves Temple is situated on a 28-acre land just 4,600 feet above sea level that takes about 5 to 10 minutes’ drive down from the peak of the mountain. Do not miss out on taking photographs of the nine-storey pagoda at night, the Sky Terrace, and the statue of Buddha standing at 15 metres high.
20th Century Fox World - Though this may still be under construction, it is one of the most anticipated theme park to launch in Malaysia that will spread across 25 acres of land with over 20 rides and attractions that are based on the 20th Century Fox films such as Night at the Museum, Planet of the Apes, Ice Age and so much more. This theme park is slated to be opened in 2018 and have already gained so much attention. Keep this in your list of things to do for your next Genting trip!
There are many hotels located nearby and usually there are free shuttle from the hotel to the bus station as well. Some hotels are easily accessible within 20 minutes walking distance. Let us share some accommodation options for you to choose from for your next trip to Genting Highlands. First up is First World Hotel, which is just 2 minutes walk away from the bus station and is probably one of the most famous accommodation available in Genting for its very recognisable multiple-coloured building. It is literally walking distrance to most places.
About 15 minutes away is Awana Hotel, which is another amazing accommodation surrounded by all-things green for those looking to get some peace and quiet. Spend a little bit more if you want to stay in a more grand environment such as the modern Grand Ion Deleman, which was designed around the feng shui elements just 8 minutes away from Mushroom Farm Bus Terminal.
The other many other accommodations available for your selection suchas Your Hotel, DZH Health Resort Club, Genting Highlands Court Apartment, Hotel Seri Malaysia Genting Highlands and Your Hotel Kayangan. You can also look up for your hotel of choice conveniently on Easybook platform here as well. Browse through the lists to see which one suits you the most.
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