The Musafir Stories - India Travel Podcast

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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!

Location:

India

Description:

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!

Language:

English


Episodes

Guwahati - A Spiritual Trail with Prasenjit Sharma

2/1/2023
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks with Prasenjit Sharma, founder of Kamakhya walks and Six Degree Adventures! Today's destination: Guwahati, Assam! Nearest Airport: Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, GAU Nearest Railway Station: Guwahati Railway Station, GHY Prerequisites - N/A Packing - N/A Time of the year - October to March Length of the itinerary: 5-6 days Itinerary Highlights: Links: Kamakhya walks on Instagram:...

Duration:00:50:51

Raigad with Tanisha Guin

1/18/2023
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks with a slow traveller and returning guest, Tanisha Guin from @stepsandstreets on Instagram. Today's destination: Raigad District, Maharashtra! Nearest Airport: Pune International Airport (PNQ) Nearest Railway Station: Mumbai CST, Pune Railway Station Prerequisites - Ensure to check for ground conditions before traveling Packing - Pack rain gear to be safe Time of the year - Monsoons are a good time Length of the itinerary: long...

Duration:00:39:59

Postcards from Kashmir with Utsav Mamoria

1/4/2023
Winners of the Giveaway Sudip Maji Sanand Dekhane Litishka Jagdeo This week, The Musafir Stories speaks with slow traveller and host of the podcast - Postcards from Nowhere, Utsav Mamoria! Today's destination: Kashmir! Nearest Airport: Srinagar Airport (SXR) Nearest Railway Station: Udhampur Railway Station (UHP) Prerequisites - Ensure to check for ground conditions before traveling Packing - Pack warm clothes depending on time of the year Time of the year - N/A Length of the...

Duration:00:59:32

Susegad Goa with Clyde D’Souza

12/7/2022
Giveaway - Fill out the form to stand a chance to win a copy of Clyde’s book - Susegad: The Goan Art of Contentment - https://forms.gle/qA9hg1qMibsKWyZv7 This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to 3x author and podcaster, Clyde D’Souza as we talk about the concept of Susegad - the Goan art of Contentment! Today's destination: Goa! Nearest Airport: Goa International Airport (GOI) Nearest Railway Station: Karmali Railway Station (KRMI) Prerequisites - N/A Packing - N/A Time...

Duration:01:00:06

Madras Music Season with Arjun Narayanan

11/23/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to a returning guest, Arjun Narayanan, as we talk about the popular Madras Music season aka Chennai Music festival aka December Music Season or Margazhi music season! Today's destination: Madras aka Chennai! Nearest Airport: Chennai International airport (MAA) Nearest Railway Station: Chennai Central Railway Station (MAS) Prerequisites - N/A Packing - N/A Time of the year - Nov - Jan Length of the itinerary: 4-8 weeks Itinerary...

Duration:00:47:16

McLeod Ganj with Antarik Anwesan

11/9/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Antarik Anwesan, a vlogger and Youtuber as we take you to India’s Little Lhasa - McLeod Ganj! Today's destination: McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh! Nearest Airport: DharamShala Airport, (DHM) Nearest Railway Station: Pathankot (PTK) Prerequisites - N/A Packing - Pack warm clothes as well as rain gear! Time of the year - March to June, Oct to December Length of the itinerary: 3-5 days Itinerary Highlights: Antarik starts off by talking about the...

Duration:00:53:34

Murshidabad and Bari Kothi with Darshan Dudhoria

10/12/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Darshan Dudhoria, an ardent heritage enthusiast and co-owner of Murshidabad’s first Luxury Heritage hotel! Today's destination: Murshidabad, West Bengal! Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) Nearest Railway Station: Azimganj City Rly Station(ACLE) Prerequisites - N/A Packing - Pack according to the weather Time of the year - Winters are the best time Length of the itinerary: 3-8 days Itinerary...

Duration:00:44:40

Seven Lakes Trek with Upasana Kakati

9/28/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to blogger and traveler Upasana Kakati from www.unconventionalandvivid.com! Today's destination: Seven Lakes Trek, Arunachal Pradesh! Nearest Airport: Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Intl Airport - GAU Nearest Railway Station: Naharlagun Railway Stn (NHLN) Prerequisites - Inner line permit is required (https://itanagar.nic.in/service/inner-line-permitilp/) Packing - Sleeping bags, odomos, hat, rain gear, gum boots, trekking gear, backpack, raincoat, down...

Duration:00:58:17

Gokarna with Paro

9/14/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to lawyer turned travel entrepreneur Paro from rawdiaries.in! Today's destination: Gokarna, Karnataka Nearest Airport: Goa International Airport - GOI Nearest Railway Station: Gokarna Road Station (GOK) Prerequisites - NA Packing - Pack clothes for the beach, sunscreen, sunglasses and your flipflops Time of the year - Oct to March Length of the itinerary: 5 days Itinerary Highlights: Paro starts with the origin story of Gokarna and the etymology...

Duration:00:52:51

Untravel Ladakh with Abhishek Vaid

8/31/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to traveller, entrepreneur and content creator Abhishek Vaid from the Untravel Show! Today's destination: Ladakh, a Union Territory in India Nearest Airport: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport - IXL Nearest Railway Station: Jammu Tawi Railway Station (JAT) Prerequisites - Inner line permit may be required depending on your itinerary Packing - Pack warm clothes, depending on the time of the year; medications for AMS Time of the year - Winter (November...

Duration:00:50:31

Badami, Aihole and Pattadakal with Keshav Chaturvedi

8/17/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to podcaster Keshave Chaturvedi as he takes us on a temple trail across North Karnataka! Today's destination: Badami, Aihole and Pattadakal, Karnataka Nearest Airport: Hubballi Airport - HBX Nearest Railway Station: Badami Railway Station (BDM) Prerequisites - N/A Packing - Pack light clothes, as it is hot most of the year Time of the year - Winter (November to Jan) and monsoons (June to Aug) are ideal time to visit Length of the itinerary: 3-4...

Duration:00:47:53

Coonoor with Ayush Kumar

8/3/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Ayush Kumar, solo traveller and photographer as he takes us to the hill town of Coonoor in Tamil Nadu! Today's destination: Coonoor, Tamil Nadu Nearest Airport: Coimbatore International Airport - CJB Nearest Railway Station: Coonoor Railway Station (ONR) Prerequisites - N/A Packing - Pack warm clothes, depending on the time of the year Time of the year - Summers (March to May) and winters (October to February) are ideal time to visit Length of...

Duration:00:57:19

Kedarkantha Trek with Surya Raju

7/20/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Surya Raju who was the very first guest on the podcast when we started more than 5 years ago talking about her experience on the Kedarkantha Trek! Today's destination: Kedarkantha, Uttarakhand! Nearest Airport: Dehradun Airport (DED) Nearest Railway Station: Dehradun Railway Station (DDN) Prerequisites - Permit required Packing - Pack trekking gear and warm clothes Time of the year - December Length of the itinerary: 6 days Itinerary...

Duration:00:55:06

Nagpur with Amol Wanjari

7/6/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Amol Wanjari, co-founder of Orange Odyssey - a tour company specialising in curating heritage experiences around Nagpur, Maharashtra! Today's destination: Nagpur, Maharashtra Nearest Airport: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport (NAG) Nearest Railway Station: Nagpur Railway Station (NGP) Prerequisites - N/A Packing - Pack light Time of the year - October to February, winters are ideal time to visit Length of the itinerary: 3...

Duration:00:51:29

Calicut with Ajay Kamalakaran

6/22/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Ajay Kamalakaran, a writer and traveller as we explore the beautiful town of Calicut or Kozhikode, in the Malabar region of Kerala!!! Today's destination: Calicut or Kozhikode, Kerala Nearest Airport: Calicut International Airport (CCJ) Nearest Railway Station: Kozhikode Railway Station (CLT) Prerequisites - N/A Packing - Pack light Time of the year - October to February Length of the itinerary: 2-3 days Itinerary Highlights: Ajay sets off on...

Duration:00:57:28

A weekend in Aurangabad with Sagar Senapati

6/8/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Sagar Senapati from Travel Safar aur Hum as we explore the historical town of Aurangabad. Today's destination: Aurangabad, Maharashtra Nearest Airport: Aurangabad Airport (IXU) Nearest Railway Station: Aurangabad Railway Station (AWB) Prerequisites - N/A Packing - Pack light Time of the year - October to February Length of the itinerary: 2-3 days Itinerary Highlights: Sagar starts off the journey by taking an overnight bus to Aurangabad from...

Duration:00:46:27

Kolkata’s China Town with Subhadip Mukherjee

5/26/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Subhadip Mukherjee from www.indianvagabond.com as we explore India’s only China Town! Today's destination: Kolkata, India Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Intl Airport, CCU Nearest Railway Station: Kolkata Railway Station, KOAA Prerequisites - N/A Packing - Pack light, carry warm clothes as it can get bit chilly in winter Time of the year - End of January Length of the itinerary: 2-3 days Itinerary Highlights: Subhadip starts off...

Duration:00:54:34

Bundi with Ranjani and Raghavan

5/11/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to the travel couple - Ranjani and Raghavan of rararaasta as we take you to the quaint little town of Bundi in Rajasthan! Today's destination: Bundi, Rajasthan Nearest Airport: Sanganer Airport, JAI Nearest Railway Station: Kota Railway Stn, KOTA Prerequisites - N/A Packing - Pack light, carry extra liquids as it can get hot during the day Time of the year - November to February is the best time to visit; you could also visit in October for the...

Duration:00:57:00

Kolhapur with Amruta Dhalkar

4/13/2022
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks with a very dear listener - Amruta Dhalkar, a museologist, who takes us to a beautiful yet underrated city in Maharashtra! Today's destination: Kolhapur, Maharashtra Nearest Airport: Kolhapur Airport, KLH Nearest Railway Station: Kolhapur Railway Stn, KOP Prerequisites - N/A Packing - Pack light, carry extra liquids as it can get hot during the day Time of the year - September to February is the best time to visit Length of the itinerary: 3-5...

Duration:01:05:13

Mayurbhanj and The Belgadia Palace with Akshita Bhanj Deo

3/30/2022
Winner of Giveaway - Lords of the Deccan by Anirudh Kanisetti Sarbani Mohapatra This week, The Musafir Stories speaks with Akshita Bhanj Deo, Director of the Belgadia Palace - an 18th century Victorian era styled palace that is now a boutique hotel in Mayurbhanj, Odisha! Today's destination: Mayurbhanj, Odisha Nearest Airport: Dum Dum Airport, CCU; Biju Patnaik International airport, BBI Nearest Railway Station: Baripada Railway Stn, BPO Prerequisites - N/A Packing - Pack light, carry...

Duration:00:54:06