Having been met by your guide and transferred to Nyaung Shwe, the first thing to do is familiarise yourself with your mountain bike, before setting off on a ride through town.
Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to Inle Lake, is primarily populated by Shan and Inthar, but, with recent development, the town has become a melting pot of tribes. For those riding in the morning a lively market can visited, in the afternoon visit one of the many tomato warehouse.
We will ride to the outskirts of Nyaung Shwe, where concrete buildings give way to their bamboo precursors. The streets become shadier and farms line the roads. Stop for photos and village visits along the way.
A short uphill ride is the final leg before reaching Red Moutain Estate, a collabartion between local Pa-Oh and a French vinter. You’ll take a tour of their wine-making facilities before settling down at their hilltop restaurant for a tasting. Afterwards, cycle back to Nyaung Shwe.