Animal Kingdom Lodge is one of our favorite resorts at Walt Disney World. And it hosts some of the best restaurants on Walt Disney World property. So even if you’re not staying there, you might find yourself exploring this resort. And if you’re familiar with Walt Disney World resorts, sometimes transportation can get a bit tricky. Lucky for you, getting around Animal Kingdom Lodge is easy! Thanks to the walking path from Jambo House to Kidani Village, getting between the two buildings that make up this resort is simple.
Animal Kingdom Lodge
Most of the resorts at Walt Disney World have running trails on the property, but Animal Kingdom Lodge does not. They do however have a path that goes between the buildings that make up the property.
Even if you’re not staying at Animal Kingdom Lodge, there are plenty of reasons you may want to visit it. Maybe you’re dining at one of their very popular restaurants: Boma or Sanaa. Maybe you’re resort hopping for a non-park ticket day. Or maybe you just want to take a break and watch the animals roam the grounds. We highly recommend one or all of the activities mentioned, as they are all a great way to spend time at Walt Disney World.
The layout of Animal Kingdom Lodge can be a little confusing if you’ve never been there. Animal Kingdom Lodge is separated into two areas: Kidani Village and Jambo House. There is a bus that will bring you between the two, but busses can be crowded and sometimes you have to wait a while for them. So if you’re in a hurry, don’t want to deal with the busses, or maybe you just prefer walking, here is what you need to know about walking between Jambo House and Kidani Village.
Walking from Jambo House to Kidani Village
The walk from Jambo House to Kidani Village is super easy and will take about 10-15 minutes. The walking path is lush and pretty well shaded. And it’s a great amenity for guests of Animal Kingdom Lodge who are staying in one building and want to check out the other. But it’s open to all guests, so you don’t have to be a resort guest to take advantage of this walking path.
How to get to the Walking Path at Jambo House
Getting to the walking path at Animal Kingdom Lodge is very easy! When you leave Jambo House, which is the larger of the two buildings at this resort, you will make a right on the sidewalk. Normally, you’d go left for the busses, but if you turn right instead, you’ll see signage directing you to Kidani Village. Just follow the path! It’ll take you through a few parking lots, lush greenery, and eventually to a parking garage. In the parking garage, there is an elevator and then you’ve made it! It’s very easy, just follow the signs and you’re there.
Whether you’re a guest at Animal Kingdom Lodge or enjoying Sanaa‘s famous bread service, the walking path from Jambo House to Kidani Village makes it so much easier to get around! We love the walking path at Animal Kingdom Lodge, and we hope you do too!