Are you ready to head off the hidden gem high up in the mountain to witness one of two wineries in Myanmar, taste the wine whilst behold the magical sunset over the hills? Being one of the main tourist attractions in Inle Lake, Myanmar, Red Moutain is truly worth to pay a visit. It is likely the last destination in Myanmar that all visitors expect to set foot on. With those travelers who are visiting Inle Lake, this is insisted to be a must-go spot. In this journey, Go Myanmar Tours highlights you the best of Red Mountain that will fulfill your thrill in the remarkable Myanmar vacation.
Taste Myanmar Wine at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery
Nested up on the hillside overlooking at the Nyaung Shwe of Inle Lake in Shan State, Red Moutain Winery is famous with tourists not only for the wine but also for the spectacular view over looking at the hills spread out to the horizon and a perfect view to watch the sunset. Additionally, the winery lies at about 1000 meters above the sea level, owning splendid views to the valley. Established in 2002, the winery employs French and Australian winemakers to produce the wine from locally grown grapes harvested from 400,000 plants which were imported from France and Spain. During the next two year, the owners took many experiments with different types of grape to see the most appropriate type that grows well in Myanmar soil and adapt to the weather in the Inle Lake. The first bottles of red and white wine were produced in 2006, since then, the winery has strengthened the popular and in 2011, they opened a restaurant which has been widely known for tourists and attracted visitors all year round. Upon there, you can pay a visit to the wine factory to get an insight into the way people produce the wine. Afterward, walk through the vineyard of 75 hectares run along horizontally and take awesome photos before going back the restaurant for a glass of wine, sitting on a chair in outdoor, enjoy the quiet aura and wait to the moment of the delightful sunset going down over the mountain ranges. That moment will be definitely the unforgettable memory in your journey.
Cost of Myanmar Red Mountain Wine
The Red Mountain Winery serves visitors with both red and white wine. Tourists coming here from an Inle Lake tour, you should enjoy 4 types of wines with some cheese and bread, it cost about 5000 kyats ($3.70). Generally, red wine is more expensive than the white wine, it ranges from 14000 – 21000 kyats ($10.30-$155.50).
Additionally, it is 2000 kyat ($1.50) for a glass of dry white wine, 6500 kyat ($4.75) for a glass of red tawny.
Myanmar Red Mountain Winery Travel Guides
How To Get To The Red Mountain?
From Nyaung Shwe you can head off the eastern shore of Inle Lake to get the Red Mountain. You can choose between renting a bike or taking a car to travel in. However, cycling to the mountain is highly recommended cause it just takes about 25 minutes to travel from the town and you can stop at any location and enjoy the picturesque landscape along the way.
Top 6 Best Hotel Near Red Mountain
If you expect to fully the sunset view and then have an overnight, Go Myanmar Tours recommends you top 6 hotel nearby Red Mountain Estate Vineyards.
1. Song of Travel Hostel
Located in Nyaung Shwe town which is about 1 kilometer from the Mingala market, 20 minutes walk to the center of town and 5 minutes to the Nyaung Shwe Bus Station, Song of Travel Hostel offers visitors a comfortable accommodation to relax. Additionally, the hotel takes 15 minutes by car to Nyaung Train Station and 45 minutes to Heho Airport. Furthermore, the bicycle is always available for tourists and it is free!
Address: Aung Chan Thar street 5, Nandawun Block 6, 11221 Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar
2. A Little Eco Lodge
Located outside of Nyaung Shwe which is the gateway to Inle Lake, A little Eco Lodge satisfies you with the special, tranquil environment as well as homely and cozy feeling. The lodge is operated by a local couple and thus the architecture designed to reflects the local traditional style. If you wish, an opportunity to join in gardening and preparing the meal from the seasonal vegetable in the garden is always available.
Address: Kan Daw Village, 06801 Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar
Email: [email protected]
3. Golden Mountain Hotel
Situated about 3.1 kilometers from Red Mountain Estate Vineyards and 34 kilometers from Heho Airport, Golden Mountain Hotel is one of the most budget hotels in the region that provides you will free wifi and the comfortable room and outdoor pool.
Address: Kan Daw Street, Nyaungphyu Village, Nyaung Shwe, Inle Lake, Southern Shan State, Myanmar
Telephone: +95 9 42835 8233
4. Trinity Family Inn
Located on the coast of the charming Tharzi Pond which is 5 kilometers away from the Red Mountain Winery, 40 kilometers from Heho Airport, Trinity Family Inn provides you the accommodation makes you feel like your home away from home surrounded by the beautiful garden.
Address: Tharzi Qtr 3, Near Tharzi Pond, Nyaung Shwe, Shan State, Myanmar
Telephone: +95 9 204 2054
5. Ostello Bello Nyaung Shwe
About 5 km to the Red Mountain Winery, Ostello Bello Nyaung Shwe provides you not only well service with cheap price in comparison with another hotel in the area but also offers you a great chance to explore the bucolic Shan State.
Address: No.1, Win-Ward, Nyaung Shwe 11221, Myanmar
Telephone: +95 81 209 302
6. Royal Nyaung Shwe Hotel
A modern, perfect place for you to relax with the beautiful view overlooking the Shan mountain and the small town. Additionally, it is a convenient place in which within 5 minutes to walk to the Inle Lake boat jetty, 10 minutes to the main restaurant and night market in the town.
Address: Phaung Daw Pyan Rd, Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar