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Animal Kingdom Day 2 Disney World Higher Crowd Itinerary

By Dave Shute


Today you spend the morning completing your visit to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and then depart for home. You have no scheduled meals.

You should have FastPass+ for Avatar: Flight of Passage and Festival of the Lion King,

(Note: this is from the Disney World Higher Crowd Itinerary.)


  • Check out and note your instructions for Disney’s Magical Express if you are using it.  If you aren’t, for many domestic airlines you’ll be able to check bags and print boarding passes near the front desk.  This is a tip-based service.  You can also store your bags at the bell stand
  • Arrive at Animal Kingdom by 45 minutes before open


  • Arrive 40 minutes before open
  • At open, head to and ride Expedition Everest
  • Ride Primeval Whirl
  • Ride (if desired) Triceratops Spin
  • See Maharajah Jungle Trails
  • Ride Avatar Flight of Passage (FastPass+)
  • See the 11a Festival of the Lion King (FastPass+)
  • Fit more exploring of Avatar: World of Pandora and additional FastPass+ for re-rides into whatever time you have still available


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