A 3D2N Genting Highlands Family Itinerary for an Exceptional Getaway

A 3D2N Genting Highlands Family Itinerary for an Exceptional Getaway

Save yourself the research and go on a holiday that the WHOLE family can enjoy!

Perched on the peak of the magnificent Titiwangsa Mountains, Genting Highlands is one of the most popular holiday spots in Malaysia. And if you’re planning on bringing the little tots along for a fun-filled getaway, there’s really no better place than this family-friendly destination!

Even though the much-awaited 20th Century Fox World Theme Park has yet to open, you’ll still be spoilt for choice with the plethora of exciting attractions and activities available in the highlands. Here’s a handy 3D2N itinerary to help you plan your dream Genting Highlands family getaway!

If you’re looking for a place to stay that’s perfect for the whole family, look no further! From just RM728 (~S$231) a night, you’ll get to experience a wonderful family staycation at Best Western Premier Ion Delemen – inclusive of tons of perks. Read on to find out more!

Day 1

Morning

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Kick off your awesome vacation with a stunning ride to the Genting Highlands on the newly-opened Awana Skyway. Why take a car or bus up the long winding mountain road when you can simply glide your way up in a cable car?

This 2.8-kilometre cable car system also comes equipped with special windows that will allow some of that refreshing mountain air to enter the cable cars. So don’t forget to take a deep breath, sit back, and enjoy the breathtaking view of the fluffy clouds and the majestic rainforest!

For those who are looking for a little more excitement, consider hopping on a glass-floor gondola for an even more spectacular bird’s eye view of the grandiose mountain peaks.

How to get there: Have your coach alight you at Awana Bus Terminal and board the gondola on level 2 of the Terminal. As for those of you who drove, the nearby Awana Car Park has over 4,500 spaces, so you will definitely find a parking lot there!
Address: Awana Skyway, Genting Highlands Resort, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia
Opening hours: 7am – 12amTicket price: RM8 (~SGD2.50)/pax for a standard gondola, RM50 (~SGD16)/pax for a glass-floor gondola

Afternoon

Image credit: Resorts World Genting

After getting your fill of the breathtaking scenery, head to SnowWorld at First World Plaza for a freezing good time at the biggest winter wonderland in Malaysia! Here, you’ll get to stroll down snowy streets and marvel at glittering ice sculptures. Take a whirl on the exciting slides, which are an absolute treat for children!

P.S. Winter jackets, boots and gloves will all be provided, so there’s no need to worry about not having the appropriate attire!

genting highlands family itinerary

Image credit: Resorts World Genting

And while you’re here, don’t forget to visit the 3D Tricks Art Attraction within SnowWorld itself! Filled with various optical illusion paintings and installations, this attraction provides plenty of opportunities for you to take some creative and quirky family photos. So grab your cameras and snap away!

How to get there: Take the Awana Skyway and alight at SkyAvenue Station. From there, walk three minutes to First World Plaza.
Address: Level T2A, First World Plaza
Opening hours: 10.30am – 10.30pm on weekdays; 9.30am – 11.30pm on Saturday & 9.30am – 10.30pm on SundayTicket price: RM38.30 (~SGD12) per adult/teen, RM32.50 (~SGD10) per child/senior citizen*Family Package (2 adults/teens/senior citizens & 2 children): RM129.20 (~SGD41)
genting highlands family itinerary

Image credit: Resorts World Genting

Still feeling cold from your escapade in SnowWorld? It’s time to warm yourselves up with some action at the Genting Bowl bowling centre! Relax and have a pleasant family bowling session, or get competitive and see who can achieve the most number of strikes.

Image credit: Resorts World Genting

If normal bowling is just too mainstream for you, then visit the bowling centre after 6pm for a unique glow-in-the-dark bowling experience!  

How to get there: Take the Awana Skyway and alight at SkyAvenue Station. From there, walk three minutes to First World Plaza.

Address: Level T2B, First World Plaza

Opening hours: 12pm – 12am (midnight) on weekdays; 10am – 12am (midnight) on weekends & public holidays

Ticket price: RM6.40 (~SGD2) to RM9.50 (~SGD3) per game

Evening

Treat yourself to a luxurious and sumptuous dinner after a long, tiring day! Exuding a comforting and chic ambience, Kembali Kitchen at Best Western Premier Ion Delemen serves a variety of yummy local and international cuisines (think: black pepper udon, Australian beef tenderloin and Alaskan salmon fillet) that will leave you and your family begging for more! If not, free free to opt for the flavourful steamboat which offers a wide selection of palatable broths as well as an extensive choice of seafood, meat and vegetables. Yum!

And here’s the best part: you’ll get to enjoy stunning views of the beautiful Titiwangsa Mountains while dining. Truly a feast for both the eyes and the stomach!

Address: Best Western Premier Ion Delemen, Jalan Ion Delemen 1, Genting Highlands, 69000, Pahang Darul Makmur, Malaysia
Opening hours: 7am – 10.30pm

Bedroom | Image credit: Best Western Premier Ion Delemen

Can’t get enough of the breathtaking panoramic views? Make Best Western Premier Ion Delemen your home for the next two days! Nestled in a quiet corner of the Genting Highlands, this stylish and spacious hotel provides a tranquil respite from the hustle and bustle of the crowded attractions and allow you to spend more quality time with your loved ones. After all, isn’t this what a family getaway is all about? 

HAVE A FAMILY STAYCATION FROM RM728 (~S$231) NETT PER ROOM/NIGHT

In fact, why not complete your heartwarming family vacation with the amazing “Family Getaway” package at Best Western Premier Ion Delemen? From just RM728 (S$231) nett, this awesome deal will bring you all these incredible perks:

  • One-night stay in a cosy 2-Bedroom Suite
  • Sumptuous buffet breakfast
  • Delicious steamboat dinner
  • Complimentary shuttle service
  • Complimentary use of exciting facilities like the Flying Fox and Rock Climbing Course
  • And even special gifts for the children!

I know, it sounds almost too good to be true! So don’t wait any longer and…

BOOK YOUR STAY NOW!

Day 2

Morning

genting highlands family itinerary

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Start off the day right with a visit to the Chin Swee Caves Temple! Located 4,600 feet above the sea level, this grand religious site is dedicated to the late Chinese Reverend Master Chin Swee who was known for his supernatural abilities to summon rain and drive away evil spirits. Visitors could also climb up the iconic nine-storey pagoda for a fantastic view of the mountainous range or pray to the 15-meter high Buddha standing behind the temple!

If you’re feeling hungry, feel free to head over to the highly raved Chin Swee Vegetarian Restaurant for a healthy and

delicious lunch!

How to get there: Take the Awana Skyway, disembark at Chin Swee station and then take the escalator to arrive at the temple grounds. Those who prefer to drive can just park at any of the 112 parking bays available here!
Address: Chin Swee Caves Temple, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia
Opening hours: 24 hours (But the vegetarian restaurant is only open from 8.30am – 8.30pm)Ticket price: Free entry to temple

Afternoon

After lunch, make your way back to your snug room in Best Western Premier Ion Delemen for a quick rest before gearing up for more thrilling adventures! From aerial ziplines to challenge courses, there is variety of exhilarating activities for you and your kids to choose from. This is the perfect opportunity for a family bonding session and also to instill resilience in your children. Sounds like a win-win to me!

Not a fan of adrenaline rush? No worries! Those who are looking for something more relaxing can instead take a moment to rejuvenate and revitalise themselves with some delightful body treatments at Best Western Premier Ion Delemen. Parents, this is your chance to catch a break from taking care of the little ones. Treat yourself, you deserve it!

Address: Best Western Premier Ion Delemen, Jalan Ion Delemen 1, Genting Highlands, 69000, Pahang Darul Makmur, Malaysia

Evening

genting highlands family itinerary

Image credit: Resorts World Genting

End off your day by catching a live show at the Arena of Stars. From music concerts and comedy shows to martial arts performances and lion dance competitions, this 5000-seat indoor amphitheater holds a diverse range of interesting programmes guaranteed to provide entertainment for both kids and parents alike!

How to get there: Arena of Stars is just a quick 15-minute drive away from Best Western Premier Ion Delemen
Address: Genting Highlands Resort, Genting Highlands, 69000 Pahang, Malaysia

Day 3

Morning

Swimming pool | Image credit: Best Western Premier Ion Delemen

For your last day, sleep in and spend a nice leisurely morning lazing in the indoor heated swimming pool at Best Western Premier Ion Delemen. Grab this opportunity to recharge yourself and soak in the splendid scenery for one last time before you check out of the hotel!

genting highlands family itinerary

Kids pool | Image credit: Best Western Premier Ion Delemen

Children can also head to the heated saltwater kids pool for a splashing good time.

That’s right! With all these cool facilities, Best Western Premier Ion Delemen is truly irresistible. Forget the usual tourist-filled hotels and opt for a peaceful retreat in this beautiful hotel perched 6,000 feet above the sea level instead! Trust me, there’s nowhere better to do some family bonding, so….

Afternoon

Map directory | Image credit: Premium Outlets official website

Don’t forget to do some shopping before you leave! Opened on 15 June this year, the Genting Highlands Premium Outlets is an outlet centre with a collection of more than 150 popular designer stores. Here, you can purchase clothes, shoes, bags, accessories, household equipment… You name it, they have it!  

And be sure to fill your tummy with mouth-watering dishes at one of the many food and beverages stores available before embarking on your journey back home!

How to get there: Take the Awana Skyway to Awana Skyway Station. The Premium Outlets are conveniently located nearby.
Address: Genting Highlands Premium Outlets®, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang Darul Makmur.
Opening hours: 10am – 10pm

So there you go – a fun-filled 3D2N itinerary for your next family getaway to Genting Highlands! With its wide array of nature activities and fascinating attractions, Genting Highlands is no doubt one of the best family-friendly destinations for a relaxing and unforgettable trip with your loved ones.

Besides, it’s never too early to start booking your next holiday. Every trip starts and ends with a good stay, so why not base yourselves at the Best Western Premier Ion Delemen and start exploring? A fun family holiday awaits!


Brought to you by Best Western Premier Ion Delemen.

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