|About this Attraction
Duration: About 3 minutes
Flash photography and video lighting not allowed
Child Swap available
time to visit: Very popular. Visit in the first hour of park opening or take advantage of the Fastpass system.
Tips & Fun Facts
It's recommended you make Expedition Everest one of your first stops of the day. Queues will get long, fast, especially during peak season. If you wish to pick up a fastpass for it, try and do so before 12pm to guarantee you get one. Its not unusual for them to run out early in the afternoon.
Some children, even those who make the height requirement might find the attraction quite frightening. Parental discretion is advised.
Expedition Everest stands just under 200 feet tall. Each train has six cars and can accommodate 34 passengers in total.
1,800 tons of steel were used in the mountain structure. That is about six times the amount of steel used in a traditional office building of this size.
To create the sense of an enormous mountain range, Imagineers painted a "mural" of shadows across the face of the mountains. The range, glaciers and valleys is a canvas of rockwork, carvings and painting creating a forced perspective where closer-in objects have a massive look while appliqués trick the eye into perceiving far off objects.
To give it a more organic look and feel, landscapers planted 4 species of Giant Bamboos, 10 species of trees and 114 species of shrubs over approximately 2 hectares of rockwork on the mountain
Some 2,000 handcrafted items from Asia are evident in the props, cabinetry and architectural ornamentation.
Guests must transfer from wheelchairs/ECV's to board.
Guests must be at least 44 inches tall to ride this attraction
For safety and comfort, Guests should be in good health and free from heart, back or neck problems, motion sickness, or other conditions that could be aggravated by this adventure. Expectant mothers should not ride. Attraction may be too intense for some young children.
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The queue area in the museum building contains quite a few artifacts arranged together to form hidden Mickeys such, as well as a stuffed yeti toy that's wearing a set of Mickey ears!
One 8" x 10" photo $18.95
Two 5" x 7" photos $21.95
Four 5" x 7" photos $32.95
One 18" x 24" poster $27.95
Two 11" x 14" posters $27.95
Four 4" x 6" photos $27.95
Other packages available, ask for details.