Here’s when Expedition Everest reopens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Are you “yeti” for this?


The family-friendly thrill ride Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain will reopen Saturday following a months-long refurbishment, according to the Walt Disney World website.

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When it reopens, Expedition Everest, among other attractions, will be included in the Disney Genie+ service and will not be included as an individual Lightning Lane selection until Aug. 7, the website states.

The towering thrill ride, tucked inside the Asia section of Animal Kingdom, closed last September for its refurbishment. It’s not immediately known what, if anything, will be different when the ride reopens.

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On Expedition Everest, guests careen through icy Himalayan peaks on a speeding train while coming face to face with the mythical yeti.

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Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.