“Teamwork makes the dream work” is an adage that has been used time and again across all possible platforms. This holds true because the success of an organization is never dependent on an individual but on a group of individuals that work together towards achieving a common goal. To ensure that this is possible, most of the corporate houses, whether big or small, look beyond the four walls of the office to keep their employees motivated. The Human Resource Department organizes one to two days long corporate team outing for the employees which helps them to regroup and rejuvenate.
There are a lot of places close to Bangalore where companies can take their employees to ensure maximum fun and entertainment. If the outing is more than a day long then there are nice resorts in Bangalore like Discovery Village in and around which such outings can be organized. A comprehensive list of places has been prepared to help you select the best one for your company.
This is the location where some parts of the iconic Bollywood movie, Sholay, were shot and since then it has been known as the land of Gabbar Singh. Located at about 50 km from the city, this is best for activities like trekking and rappelling. It also makes for an ideal spot for a team picnic while sweating it out around the rocky slopes.
One cannot go to Bangalore and not go to Nandi Hills. This spot made famous by tourists and city dwellers over the years has also been a favorite spot for team outings. The campsite located at the foot of the hills is the perfect getaway complete with a café and a pool table. Some of the activities that are set up in the campsite are cricket, volleyball, human foosball, kayaking, cycling, movie screening, and rain dance to name a few. This entire plethora of activities put together makes it a perfect blend of rejuvenation and adventure all while enjoying the scenic beauty of the area.
What better way to let your corporate team bond other than in the lapse of nature? Situated just 40km from the city of Bangalore, this dam sits on the banks of river Arkavati. It is a great spot to go for a team picnic with the river flowing by, clear blue skies and misty mountains. You might have to take a small trek to reach a comfortable spot to settle it. On the other hand, if people are up for an adventure, you can also try kayaking in the waters, rappelling in the boulders and more at this spot. The greenery and untouched naturistic beauty over here is sure to have the moods of your team up!
For companies looking at taking their employees for a weekend trip should consider Coorg. Located at just about 260 km from the city, this place is beautiful and will offer a much-needed break for everyone. The cool weather, lush green landscape, and mist-covered mountain peaks make you never want to come back. Activities like sightseeing, trekking, plantation visits, and night safari can be enjoyed by all the employees so that when they go back they feel rejuvenated and recharged to go back to work.
An open area makes for an ideal place to organize such outings as it gives you the liberty to plan and customize it as per your needs. It is located at about 44 km from Bangalore amidst lush greenery and offers a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. The various amenities and activities offered at the farm are swimming pool, rain dance, bullock cart ride, and limbo game. It also has conference hall facilities in case someone needs that as well. Some of the activities that can be organized there are team sports like cricket, volleyball, water polo and F1 challenges. There is a minimal fee attached to using the place which in most cases is borne by the company.
Apart from the ones mentioned above, there are a number of places around Bangalore where such outings can be held. A lot of resorts host team outings as well where they help in organizing the various activities and offer food and beverage options. At the end of the day, what matters the most are the memories that the team will look back upon.