Employees that have fun together can be much more productive at the workplace. This is something that all modern organisations have come to realise. Of course, there are always going to be team dinners and parties, but those are so boring and routine.
What a team truly needs to bond and rejuvenate as a group is an outing with some adventure. Here are the top 10 team outing places in Bangalore (and around).
Best Team Outing Places Near Bangalore
1. Jain Farms
Set in the lap of nature, Jain Farms is perfect for those much-needed corporate team outings. Set in a tranquil space (as you would expect from the name of the space) that has been carefully designed keeping eco-friendly values in mind, the innate beauty of the surroundings will give the whole team the chance to be one with nature like they never have before.
Jain Farms also boasts a beautifully-equipped amphitheatre with facilities for indoor games such as table tennis. The lush green outdoors also provides a great venue for playing outdoor games. There is also a well-stocked library to entertain the bibliophile in you!
- Address: DVG Road, Basavanagudi
- Price: Rs. 826 per person
2. Kanakapura Nature Adventure Camp
The Nature Adventure Camp in Kanakapura has the perfect setup for thrill-seeking sales teams (or any teams that could use a shot of adrenaline). The camp is set in the Bananthimari State Forest range, and provides that luscious green tinge that will invoke the nature lover in you and bring the team to life!
The trek on the Bananthimari Hill is a breathtaking experience as you get to experience the nature in its purest form. Other interesting things to do here include kayaking, ice walking, corrosive walking, tent pitching and ziplining. The camp also arranges corporate training activities for college students. A perfect team outing place for Bangalore offices.
- Address: Kanakapura Road, Bangalore
- Price: Rs. 1230 per person
3. Jade Coconut Retreat
The Jade Coconut Retreat is engulfed by untethered and untainted nature that sprawls all over the estate. In addition to its unique look, the retreat will captivate you with you its expansive pools and luxurious lounges.
The retreat will make you forget all the noise and the grey that a busy city like Bangalore throws at you on a daily basis. With an appealing outlook and perfect layout for leisure activities, this retreat will surely add an extra amount of fun and excitement to your day out.
- Address: Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore
- Price: Rs. 1599 per person
Ramanagara, also known as the land of Gabbar Singh, is where the classic Bollywood film Sholay was shot in the 1970s. However, Ramanagara has surely kept with the times. It is a favourite among trekkers and rappelling enthusiasts.
Many movie buffs also head here to do a bit of climbing amongst the famous rocks. Ramanagara Adventure Camps also organize corporate outings for various companies.
- Address: Ramanagara district
- Price: Rs. 950 per adult (with Ramanagara Adventure Camps)
5. Windflower Prakruthi: Jungle Survival Theme
One of the key offerings of this resort is the Jungle Survival Theme. Contestants are sorted into teams and they have to work as one to solve all the obstacles while staying in the jungle.
The activities provide a ‘Man vs Wild’ feel, as the candidates have to deal with the ordeals of surviving in the wild (these are all safe activities monitored by professionals). Other activities include zorbing, paintball and rope courses.
- Address: Devanahalli Taluk, Hegganahalli, Bangalore District
- Price: Rs. 5500 per night
6. Urban Valley Resort: Cobweb Mystery Challenge
Urban Valley is a lakeside resort offering an energising array of water activities. The resort is nested among the greenery of the Kanakpura wildlife near Bangalore. The Cobweb Mystery Challenge is a fantastic game for team building.
Teams have to escape a ‘Spider’s Web’ that is made out of duct tape without using the same gap twice. Other activities include kayaking, all-terrain vehicles and a few indoor activities. All the activities in the resort are done under the supervision of globally-certified instructors.
- Address: Vaderahalli Village, Kanakapura Main Road
- Price: Rs. 1000 to Rs. 1550 per adult
7. Jade Vanani: Castle Building Challenge
Vanani by Jade is a little piece of heaven situated right in the city of Bangalore. Combining the best of both worlds, this resort is nothing short of captivating, with its idyllic and rustic theme.
It offers various team building activities, but castle building is perhaps what it’s best known for. Teams have to build their very own castle in a stipulated time, which requires quite the team effort!
- Address: Bannerghatta Road,Bangalore.
- Price: Rs. 2000 per adult
8. Guhantara Resorts
Guhantara is an impeccably designed cave resort located on Kanakapura Road. The resort is designed in such a way that every part of the resort gives off a cave-like feel and truly enthralls the visitor.
The resort also has a beautifully constructed waterfall that adds to the entire cave experience. Do check out the Real Life Angry Bird Experience, where participants play a game with real-life props of Angry Birds!
- Address: Off Kanakapura Main Road, Nowkal Palya
- Price: Rs. 800 to Rs. 1650 per day depending on the day package.
9. Mango Mist Resort
The Mango Mist Resort is placed right in the centre of a blissful Mango orchard. This may be frustrating if you’re not there during mango season, but there are plenty of other things to do here.
Besides activities for people of all ages, the resort also offers various cottages and tents that are named after different varieties of mango. This picturesque and enticing setting attracts a lot of corporate team outing making it an ideal go-to location
- Address: Anekal–Bannerghatta Road, Harapanahalli
- Price: Rs. 600 to Rs. 2150 per day, depending on the package.
10. Olde Bangalore Resort & Convention Centre
Olde Bangalore is amongst the most serene and appealing resorts around Bangalore.
Known for its impeccable service and charm that brings you closer to the garden city, Olde Bangalore is a good space for management team outings.
It offers a variety of day packages that attract large corporates. The property also plays hosts to several indoor, outdoor and other recreational games, combining this with the enthralling ambience that Olde Bangalore has to offer.
- Address: Utopia Layout, Tharabanahalli
- Price: Rs. 1800 to Rs. 3250 per day, depending on the package
11. Parkfield Resotel
The resort is spread across 30 three acres of beautifully landscaped gardens designed to invoke tranquility in every visitor. The combination of Mediterranean architecture, bamboo groves and ample open spaces adds to the ethereal effect that makes it one of choicest destinations for team-building activities and other corporate events. A day out at Parkfield Resotel is perfect for a business traveller looking to indulge in a bit of luxury and business at the same time.
- Address: chintamani Road, Hoskote
- Price: Rs. 950 per person onwards
12. Eagleton Resort
The Eagleton Resort promises an invigorating and entertaining team outing with its well-equipped infrastructure and recreational facilities. It has various amenities like day spas, swimming pools and a full-fledged golf course. What better way to unwind than a game of golf with your colleagues!
They also have adventure activities such as trekking, paintball, rappelling, bouldering and high-rope traversing for people who wouldn’t want to indulge in its signature golf activities. Basically, it’s fun for pretty much anyone.
- Address: Mysore Highway, No 2581, 9th Main Road, Shyanamangala Cross
- Price: On request
13. Shilandra Resort
This resort is situated at the foothills of the Ramanagara rocks. It is enveloped by the plush greenery of the Ramanagara rocks that just enhance the beauty of the resort.
This also happens to be one of the very few resorts in Bangalore where you can avail of a rain dance (with a DJ). So go ahead and get your colleagues to dance away all their work-related stress.
- Address: Ramanagara Taluk
- Price: Starting at Rs. 1800, going up to Rs. 4000, depending on the number of activities.
14. Discovery Village
Discovery Village is an adventure camp resort sought after by corporates that want to set up fun activities for their staff and put them in situations that force them to think as a team. The team at Discovery Village is excellent at setting up unique challenges for teams of all sizes.
The property, near Nandi hills, is close enough to Bangalore and is in the heart of the hills that surround them. Trekking and camping can be arranged by this resort, too.
- Address: Kanakpura Road, Vaderahalli
- Price: On request
15. Jungle Lodges Galibore
This lodge is situated on the banks of the Cauvery river and is quite different from the traditional lodges. What sets this resort apart is the fact that it is the only one to offer bird-watching and spotting as an activity.
So get the ornithologist in you to wake up and get going to the jungle lodges in Galibore. The campsite is an ideal getaway from the dull greys of city life. Others services include coracle rides and nature walks that one can undertake after you’re done with the birdwatching tour organized by them.
- Address: Kanakapura Taluk, Sangam, Bangalore District
- Price: Rs. 2360 to Rs. 4956 depending on the type of package
No matter what the size of your team and the type of day you want to organise, there’s something for everyone in Bangalore. Let us know your favourite team outing place in Bangalore in the comments.