Antananarivo - A Stroll Through the Beautiful Stalls of Pochard Market

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A Stroll Through the Beautiful Stalls of Pochard Market

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(1 review)
City Centre, Antananarivo, Madagascar
60 mins

About the tour

Welcome to our beautiful souvenir market! Pochard market is one of the largest artisanal markets in the heart of Antananarivo. Well known by foreigners, this souvenir market is an ideal place to get a glimpse of the Malagasy culture if you visit at the beginning of your trip. And a place to pick up all the gifts you might want to bring back home if you visit at the end of your trip. It offers a great selection of handcraft products from all over the country: from traditional musical instruments, woodcarving items, embroidery, leather goods to precious stones & jewellery. Each article is well designed and inspired by the heart and soul of the Malagasy craftsman. Join us for this delightful one hour stroll through the beautiful stalls of Pochard market, meet the local artisans and why not learn about the process of making their crafts.

Meet Hery & Rindra

Hery & Rindra

Hery and Rindra were both born in Madagascar. Hery loves travelling and is passionate about showing the beauty of his country to the world. He worked has been a freelance tour guide since 2007, then in 2017 along with his two colleagues, he created Hanorah Travel, a Tour Company specialized in Tailor Made holidays in Madagascar. Hery's best memories as a tour guide, is when taking the tourists to the remote areas, showing them unique & amazing landscapes and of course all the endemic species of fauna and flora in Madagascar. Rindra loves travelling, discovering new places, learning new cultures and meeting people. As her professional path, it was very logical for her to pursue a career in the tourism sector. Thus after a MSC degree in Tourism, Environment and Development at Oxford Brookes, she took over the role of Marketing Development Executive at Madagascar Explorer where she gathered a wealth of experience. Then in 2020, she joined Hanorah Travel as an associate where she can continue her dream to show people from all over the world the unique beauty of her wonderful country and its people.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Antananarivo with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Antananarivo. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Liz L.

24 September 2021

This tour was not at the planned location. At the beginning they said there was a last-minute reason why they couldn't do the tour there, but did not explain what it was. They said they were instead going to focus on gemstones from the area at one shop. That was not personally of interest to me so I left the tour (and wouldn't have booked it if that's what had been advertised), but I'm giving five stars as I didn't stay long so don't feel like it would be appropriate for me to give anything else.

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