Raigad with Tanisha Guin

The Musafir Stories - India Travel Podcast

Jan 19 2023 • 39 mins

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 weekend

Itinerary Highlights:

  • Tanisha kickoffs the journey by sharing her account of her visit to the Raigad District of Maharashtra.
  • We start the journey from Alibag, after taking the Ro-Ro service from Mumbai. Alibag has been a popular weekend destination historically. However, Tanisha decides to skip sightseeing for now and turns focus on the culture and heritage of the place. She also shares the root of the name and sheds light on an important community of the region, the Beni Israeli jews.
  • After spending a short time in Alibag, Tanisha heads towards Revdanda - the key points of interest being the Fort, beach, the Rameshwar temple - it has a unique architecture that is a mix of konkani architecture and islamic influences
  • After Revdanada, the team moves to Korlai that has one of the only villages that has its own creole, also called as cristi or Kristi. There is also a hilltop fort that is popular.
  • Finally, the last stop is at Murud or Murud Janjira. The region is popular for the huge sea fort, but along with this they are very  popular as the home of the Siddis.


Tanisha’s  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stepsandstreets/

Tanisha’s  Twitter - https://mobile.twitter.com/guintanisha

Link to Tanisha’s podcast on Mirik - https://open.spotify.com/episode/1Gvi0Maa19eJE3sth8zC5D

Link to Tanisha’s website - https://tanishaguin.com

Cover Photo by Girish Dalvi on Unsplash

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