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We are an independent company called the Happy Train that, is on route between Malia-Hersonisoss-Stalis and a half day tour to Krasi or Mochos, day after day, in Crete Greece. All tickets can be purchased from our office in Malia or our ticket...more
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Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
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All reviews star beach local area mountain village half day tour return journey other resorts olive oil factory local guide guided tour takes about hours pick ups bumpy ride town square few hours surrounding villages sea front hour and a half
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We went to the office in Malia to book a trip on this train. We wanted to go to the mountain village of Kressi but you have to book a day in advance, so be aware so you don’t miss out. We ended up booking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nomad5522
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We took two trips on the Happy train.the sightseeing 90 mins trip which we thoroughly enjoyed .Nice commentary by the driver...very good trip...we then chose the trip up the mountains to Krassi the following day..Bossy driver dictated where to sit . Very little info given...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank twilla2016
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This is a cute little train that gives you a good overview of the area. Make sure to get off at old Hersonissos for a bite to eat in one of the restaurants in the square our buy mementos in one of the unique shops.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kate H
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend your morning or afternoon, leisurely trip up the mountains to see some amazing stuff! 1400yr old monastery, 2000yr old tree, old villages & more. Would highly recommend this to anyone in Crete.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 447corald
Reviewed 10 September 2018

My son and I took the half day option to Mochos, train arrived and then we collected all the others at the other stops, we then went back to the stop we got on at (30 mins later) to be counted and off we went....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Having been on this train previously a couple of years ago we decide this time to go again only this time with our two ypoung nieces who absolutely loved it .When you think you have seen everything well think again The trrip is relaxing and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul C
KARYDIS G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Happy Train, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

we are so happy that you and your nieces enjoy our tour

Reviewed 2 September 2018

We took this trip going to Lasithi Plateau in the hills to quaint village Krasi at an altitude of 600 meters. Unfortunately right in the middle of mountains one of tyre of train got punctured. In spite of best efforts of the guide cum driver...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BalkrishnaShroff
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Well if you bored with the same old people trying to pull you in off the road to eat a meal,buy a drink or hire a car then this ia a good way to spend a couple of hours . Yes the train is to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hutch9964
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We went on the Happy Train up to Krasi which was a lovely trip that started in Malia just off the strip and took us through Malia Old Town and then up into the mountains to Krasi. Once there we were shown some of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Claimtofame
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

So today we caught the happy train.... not so happy. I don’t mind being a bit cramped, almost part of the fun... but we paid €66 euros for a day trip ticket that turned out to just be a one way ticket from the nana...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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NewsManchester
12 July 2018|
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Thanks that's great perhaps we will be able to look around a different are
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Janice A
21 June 2018|
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Response from rhodesx6 | Reviewed this property |
Opposite the reflex bar. But you would need to pre book with one of the excursion places
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Lennybhoy2014
18 June 2018|
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Response from sshields2604 | Reviewed this property |
The trips into the mountains are 22 euro, you have an hours guided tour an then free time, its half a days trip. Well worth the money :)
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