The Musafir Stories - India Travel Podcast

The Musafir Stories - India Travel Podcast

The Musafir Stories is an audio podcast that documents Indian travel tales. Each episode, we share the journey of travelers in their own words and relive their experience with you, our listeners. The sole aim of our podcast is to share the rich experiences of traveling in India and inspire listeners to take the leap of faith, grab those backpacks and set out to explore the beautiful and exotic country, India!

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June 8, 2021 47 min
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Ranjani and Raghavan from the blog Rararaasta!Today's destination: Tranquebar or Tharangambadi, Tamil NaduNearest Airport: Chennai International Airport, MAA Nearest Railway Station: Chidambaram Railway Station, CDMPrerequisites - N/APacking - Pack according to the weather as summers can be hot and humidTime of the year - November to February is a good time. Length of the itinerary: We...
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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Atul Maharaj as he takes us down the memory lane to the dreamy town of Panchgani!



Today's destination: Panchgani, Maharashtra

Nearest Airport: Pune International Airport, PNQ

Nearest Railway Station: Pune Junction, PUNE



Prerequisites - n/a

Packing - pack according to the weather

Time of the year - June to January can be a good time to travel

Length of the itinerary - Weekend itinerary is optima...
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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Vishwas Raj, founder of the adventure travel company - Adventure Sindbad (www.adventuresindbad.com). Adventure Sindbad specializes in a variety of adventure activities across the Himalayas, right from hiking, cycling, whitewater rafting to family adventure tours. Sit back and enjoy as Vishwas takes us to Changthang, the land of the Pashmina!

Today's destination: Changthang, Jammu & K...
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April 19, 2021 57 min
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to journalist and host of Madraswallah podcast, Arjun Narayanan!

Today's destination: Thrissur, Kerala!

Nearest Airport: Cochin International Airport, COK

Nearest Railway Station: Thrissur Railway station, TCR



Prerequisites - n/a

Packing - Pack according to the weather if you are traveling in the summer.

Time of the year - April-May

Length of the itinerary: 3-5 days


Itinerary Highlights:

- Arjun t...
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April 5, 2021 60 min
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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Chandreyi and Joy from the blog www.themoonchasers.com


Today's destination: Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh!

Nearest Airport: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur, MP (NAG)

Nearest Railway Station: Nagpur Railway Station, NGP



Prerequisites - Make sure...
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Today's destination: Gomukh and Tapovan Trek, Uttarakhand!

Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, DED

Nearest Railway Station: Dehradoon Railway Station, DDN

Prerequisites - Permit will be required for the trek
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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Pavan Srinath, a policy researcher and host of Pragati podcast, Thale Harate podcast and BIC Talks podcast, as he takes us around our home state of Karnataka, exploring the temples of the Hoysala kingdom!


Today's destination: Hoysala temples of ...
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February 22, 2021 62 min
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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Vaibhav Dewan, host of the pregnant papa podcast, Baapbeeti!

Today's destination: Andaman Islands!

Neare...
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February 8, 2021 38 min
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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Raksha Rao from the blog The Roving Heart!

Today's destination: Auli, Uttarakhand!

Nearest Airp...
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January 25, 2021 70 min
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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Shruti Pandey, as she takes us to the land with connections to the Ramayan, Chitrakoot!

Today's destination: Chit...
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Winners of last episode's giveaway of "Into the heart of the Himalayas" by Jono Lineen:
- Praneet
- Anushika Litoria
- Shiv Khilwani


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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Kaushal Karkhanis aka The Exotic Gringo. Sit back and listen to where this pro traveller and polyglot takes us to today!

Today's destination: Riverside Goa!

Nearest Airport: ...
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Winners of last episodes giveaway of "Superhuman River - Stories of the Ganga"
- J...
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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Bidisha Banerjee, author of "Superhuman River - Stories of the Ganga"!

Today's destination- The path of the river G...
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November 27, 2020 63 min
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Pune, with Shraddha Maheshwari - the Shepherd Traveller!

Today's destination: Pune, Maharashtra!

Nearest Airport: Pune International Airport, PNQ

Nearest Railway Station: Pune Junction (PUNE)

Prerequisites : NA

Packing : Make sure to carry your hiking shoes!

Time of the year : Monsoons are the best time to visit, June-Aug

Length of the itinerary:  3-5 days


Itinerary Highlights:
- Shraddha starts ...
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November 11, 2020 44 min
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to the Tanned Travel Girl, Nishu Barolia!


Today's destination: Varkala, Kerala!

Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport (TRV)

Nearest Railway Station: Trivandrum Central (TVC)

Prerequisites - NA

Packing -  Pack appropriately for some warm weather and sun!

Time of the year - Winters are the best, Nov-Feb

Length of the itinerary: 3-5 days


Itinerary Highlights:
- Nishu sets off by exploring t...
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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to  Madhurima Chakraborty from the blog www.orangewayfarer.com!!!


Today's destination: North Kolkata!

Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU)

Nearest Railway Station: KOLKATA (KOAA) Railway Station

Prerequisites :n/a

Packing : Packing according to the weather, summers can be hot and humid!

Time of the year: October/During Durga Puja

Length of the itinerary: A weeken...
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October 9, 2020 48 min
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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Utsav Mamoria, host...
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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Satyarup Siddhanta - a Bengaluru-based Bengali mountaineer.[1] On December 15, 2017 he became the first Bengali civilian from India to complete the seven highest summits in the 7 continents. He is the President and founder of ABETO – "A better tomorrow" foundation, and works as a consultant at Brady Corporation, India.[5]

Today's destination: Mt. Everest, Nepal

Nearest Airport: L...
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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to host of the hit podcast "Echoes of India" - Anirudh Kanisetti!



Today's destination: Hampi!

Nearest Airport: Hubli Airport (HBX)

Nearest Railway Station: Hospet Junction (HPT)



Prerequisites - NA

Packing - Pack according to the weather - summers can be HOT!

Time of the year - Nov to Jan is a good time to visit!

Length of the itinerary- 5 days


Itinerary Highlights:

- Anirudh speaks about the...
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August 17, 2020 59 min
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Edwina D'Souza from the blog wannabemaven.com!


Today's destination: Bastar, Chattisgarh

Nearest Airport: Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur (RPR)

Nearest Railway Station: Jagdalpur Railway Station (JDB)

Prerequisites: Local tour guide/agency, reservations for all stays. Unexplored Bastar does a great job with travel in the state.

Packing: Pack according to the weather

Time of the year: Apri...
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