The lifecycle of Raft building with usThis involves teams of people building rafts, from logs, ropes, tubes and other raw material. It is one of those great Team Building Activities for groups of any size. Starting from scratch to build one that works, it can be a challenging activity indeed. Head to the waters to test your creations. Have some fun by vying for the title of “Last remaining raft afloat”. Think creative and try to work for it to work. Creativity, unlimited in raft building Since your raft is your craft, your imagination is the limit here. Think of a design and get a go ahead. The usable model being your aim, you need to make ingenious yet practical use of materials. This provides a beautiful correlation to accept and use what we have. At work or play. What better way to learn to make the best use of available resources? Raft building also builds Leadership Find the ones who jump in and stand out as a doer. A team is as strong as its leader. So is the raft you build. Or the bonds you strengthen during the process. No matter what becomes of the raft thereafter. It adds to a sense of shared satisfaction. Relating these to professional or personal settings, such activities can tap into otherwise unseen pioneers. Holding the key called planning in raft building A good idea almost always presents itself with doubts regarding the feasibility and other such concerns. Knowing these, planning for a raft may need one to be prepared for expected or unexpected scenarios. Working one’s way through the original plan or modifying it to suit the circumstances is an art. Developing such a crucial skill can help in boardrooms and classrooms alike. While one may need you to make decisions to steer employees and thus the organization towards success, the other may need you to adopt new learning techniques to excel in examinations. The art of execution in raft building Got the material. Check. Got an idea. Check. Discussed concerns. Check. Planned a way to do it. Check. Now, organize your team and get going, amidst the beautiful backdrop of one of the best resort in Bangalore for team outing. As with projects of any scale, the demands of raft-building can be physically draining. Getting your group to work together amicably and build your craft tests your team spirit and sportsmanship too. Harness the power of Team work while raft building Raft building is great fun and can be used to develop interpersonal skill. Communication and coordination amongst the group are important to completing such an activity. Learning the ropes in the rough is tough but guaranteed to leave its mark for a long time to come. It is a group performance enhancer for sure. Effective teams know each other well. Raft building is a fun option for them to get down to doing it. The need to ensure safety in raft building We ensure experienced facilitators to groups to make raft building. It is an excellent activity to learn about working within limited means and ensuring much-needed safety precautions. Choose out conveniently located Discovery village for an escape from the stress of city life. Explore the raft building activity during a corporate outing in Bangalore and nearby getaways. Plan this for your family get together or school/college picnics to experience the outdoors from the comfort of the retreat.
Drum JamIcebreakers are a very efficient way to make people more comfortable in a large group. They are aimed at kick-starting a conference or a meeting on a positive and high note. They allow people to familiarise themselves with known and unknown members of the crowd. Drum Jam is one such method to set the ball rolling. It is popular, especially during corporate events. Each member of the crowd is given a large percussion instrument, such as a Djembe. The audience uses their fingers to beat the drum. Once the rhythmic beat starts, it is easy to see that almost each and every person in the crowd gets pumped up with energy. As the tempo picks up, the energy level only rises. Get Comfortable Are you not an outgoing person? Do you feel a little shy or embarrassed to speak in front of a large crowd? Then Drum Jam is just what you need to get comfortable with your target audience and allow yourself speak your ideas freely. Drum Jam is rapidly gaining popularity as the most fun activity during a corporate outing in Bangalore. The high tempo and rhythmic beats are sure to increase your energy levels. It is a surefire way to commence a corporate meeting with spirited overtones. Moreover, this activity encourages the audience to acquaint themselves with their team members in a non-official setting. This promotes healthy relationships in a team and, as a result increases productivity. Team Building Exercises The Drum Jam is an excellent team building exercise. It is a great method to encourage large and small crowds to work together and enables them to see the (peppy) outcome of their united effort. Music has the immense power to motivate people, to bring them out of their shell and increase their confidence in communicating with their team members. The Drum Jam provides the perfect opportunity to showcase your talents and creativity through music. Make special memories with this jam session. An Unforgettable Experience At Discovery Village, we understand how important corporate retreats are and we aim to provide you with quality service for an unforgettable experience. With exciting activities like Drum Jam, we conduct many team building activities in Bangalore and other destinations. Most of our activities are objective based and we hope that every participant benefits personally and professionally from it. Not only this, our activities are sure to provide you with heaps of fun and fond memories to take back. Fun for Everyone Discovery village has many destinations from resorts with activities in Bangalore to jungle cottages in Masinagudi. Our packages are not restricted to the corporate audience. The activities and our lodgings make memorable holidays for families and other groups as well. From children to seasoned adults, our team works arduously to ensure that each member of your group is provided with the best service. Our activities are expertly designed with an aim to bring you closer to one another and explore your own strengths while having the time of your life.
Feeling up to a rope course challenge?How about a change from yawn-inspiring speeches to awe-inspiring events during corporate team building? And then watch all aspiring people work their way going from “Me and you” to “us and we”. Or should that be “Whee”!? A ropes course is a challenging outdoor activity which usually consists of high and/or low elements. Low elements take place close to or on the ground. High elements are usually constructed in trees or made of poles and require a net below for safety. Our rope course challenge involves walking on a swaying bridge made of ropes, planks and wires, high above the ground. It is perfect for team building as well as for discovering a new side to your own self, safely. Paradigm shift activity Moving away from the safety of the ground on a rope wire bridge, even with harnesses secured in place and tested needs a lot of conviction both in your own self and the facilitators. It needs one to open their minds and go beyond its limits to experience new possibilities and radical outcomes. From apprehension to cheers and jubilations, go ahead and add it to bring in perceptual changes. Challenging your limits through a rope course The limits more often than not exist in our mind. When faced with physical challenges, the enthusiastic mind is a great fuel for achieving targets. Unwind actively and learn to push your limits. Impossible you will see is truly nothing. Overcoming the fear of heights Overcoming personal bounds and hurdles due to fear, be it professionally or something like the “exam fear” students experience cranks up the brain processes and tunes one for higher performance too. When exposed to heights, most people experience some amount of discomfort and fear, which is considered “natural”. Conquer such fears or face more intense ones, with the assurance that our trained professionals will help you be safe and thus reduce anxiety. So, you can be rest assured that stepping outside of your comfort zone is made a tad simpler during these Team Building activities. Balancing on ropes, cables Learn helpful body postures; build agility- mental and physical while moving across using the cables and ropes. Use gloved hands to work your way with the help of cables. Bring out the brave hearts in your group the tough, rough yet thrilling way. Choose a rope course challenge to build on endurance This challenge is a wonderful opportunity to understand the limits of one’s physical and mental endurance levels. Jumping from one plank to another needs a leap of faith in testing your judgement capabilities. So does leaving the comfort of certainty to explore new horizons. A balance of stamina and use of skills increases one’s self-belief. Making swift decisions like quickly moving across the rope way or waiting to balance instils a sense of confidence. Head to our conveniently located Discovery village kabini resort and hold your own on such a challenge during corporate outings, family get together and school/college picnics and experience the thrill within close quarters of the retreat.
Experience nature and teams first hand through Trekking / HikingTrekking/hiking is an outdoor activity of exploring nature on foot. It can last anywhere between a few hours, a day or more. It can be taken on by a group and which presents a wonderful opportunity to get to know people at close quarters. Mostly focussed on carrying nothing but the essentials, it needs a fair amount of physical exertion. But moving together can be fun filled and the trails are carefully chosen to suit particular gatherings, marking areas dotted with natural beauty and splendour. This activity helps the team to mingle with each other, help each other through while traversing the path of the trails. A deeper understanding of one’s co-worker, family member or one’s own friend is necessary to better any kind of relationship. Trekking or Hiking as a remarkable wilderness experience “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity” Trekking/Hiking is not only recreational; it is a taste of living in the wild, if only for a few hours. Including appropriate food and clothing to carrying ample water – it brings in a trace of self-sufficiency through such team Building activities. Moving together while keeping up team spirits is a challenge with varying levels of physical endurance. In all, the outdoors is an excellent teacher for the willing and enthusiastic hearts, building and enchaining the survival instincts in each one of us. The satisfaction of achieving the heights through trekking/hiking If you are not already into regular trekking or hiking activities, this can prove to be the perfect first step. With not-so-tiring trails and open air, scaling even small hillocks or heights can be a huge source of satisfaction. Overcoming the fear of heights and knowing that there are helping hands if only we seek, helps make the otherwise arduous trudge more acceptable. Such adventure resort activities will indeed leave behind anyone refreshed with exposure to the serene flora and amazement of fauna. Ensuring safety at all times while trekking/ hiking Proper hydration and ensuring one does not stray very far are just some of the learning, this experience brings with it. Helping one another when things get rough, learning to navigate, look for landmarks and even the option to learn survival skills come in generous servings. Proper guides and trained coordinators make this choice as a safe and yet thrilling addition to trips. Trekking or hiking to find harmony through wild offices Discovery village is one of those picturesque adventure resort in Bangalore which brings trekking/hiking as an opportunity to explore natural beauty in an exhilarating way. It means you can get away from the frenzy and busyness of professional or personal life, unwind and come back relaxed. It is a superb way to explore, work around individual or team limits and is perfect for corporate gatherings, family getaways, school picnics or other informal congregations far away from the daily grind, amidst nature.
We pride ourselves in being one of the best adventure resorts in Bangalore with fabulous activities specific to meet your agenda. Our facility is renowned for its team building activities in Bangalore and can give you the perfect blend of some serious agenda fulfilling and extreme fun to make your corporate getaway an adventure that you will remember for a long time. You can play innovative games with your colleagues, like zorbing in Bangalore or any of our other 3 facilities located in Nandi Hills, Masinagudi, and Kabini.
Survival camping as an essential life skillSurvival camping is a taste of living with the very basics and using available resources judiciously away from the confines of closed walls. Though we do not think of it as such, our professional and personal lives are often dotted with such situations which require you work of limited options. In a survival camp, one learns to use camping gear and travel with essentials. Along with a tiny dose of self-discipline and developing the ability to manage on your own in challenging situations, this adventure in nature is one of the best ways to experience nature at close quarters as well. Mastering the art of Leadership and Team Building while Survival Camping Good leadership often needs one to jump in and stand out as a doer. Be it in pitching tents or gathering naturally available resources, it requires one to be trained and then perhaps even pass on this learning to others to help them progress. Relating these to professional or personal settings, such team building activities can tap into otherwise unseen pioneers in your organisation or home. It adds to a sense of satisfaction and takes you a step closer to more successes in many aspects of life. Survival Camping - An exciting wilderness experience Learning the basics of surviving the great outdoors involves many skills. From the knowledge of knowing where to obtain food in the wild, emergency medical treatment to working as a team, this camping will allow you to experience the thrill of living far from the generally well-accustomed urban settings where we have access to dedicated resources for these. It is a wonderful means to build on innate ingenuity and learn from experienced guides. It leaves you refreshed with improved ability to think and act quickly. The beauty of being with nature during Survival Camping Away from boring routines, camping is a chance to be with nature at the deepest level. Ample opportunity to interact with fellow team members improves camaraderie and is a definitive way to leave behind personal biases and prejudices and get to work towards a common goal. The calm and serene surroundings offer a perfect setting for a family or corporate outing in Bangalore. It brings welcome chance to unwind and soak in the simple pleasures of outdoors. Bringing you a step closer to appreciate and better utilize what you have, be it work, studies or other resources, be it in the wild or everyday life. Sharpen your survival skills by Survival Camping Skills such as living under makeshift shelters or cooking or procuring own food make one self-reliant. It focuses on living with essentials and is a fun exercise in teamwork as it requires making the best of individual talents as a group. An excellent opportunity for those who like adventure and learn skills like determining a good camping spot, learning to appreciate and live with other life forms, read directions while doubling up as a refreshing break from the daily grind. Discover your wild side through Survival Camping Discovery village’s is one of the resorts with activities in Bangalore. Its survival camping brings you an opportunity to build on your personality in an exciting way in the lap of Mother Nature. A wonderful array of activities requiring varied levels of physical and mental exertion for corporate gatherings, family getaway, school picnics or other informal congregations. Far from the daily grind, get to know another side of you and your team through umpteen such options. Camp out for a night in the wild and collaborate to survive. We’ll give you the basics: a survival kit. Come armed with the other essentials: an adventurous spirit, and a willingness to work as a team and learn survival skills.
Treading across the fine lines of a Land mineThis game mimics the danger of walking through a Land mine. Steer your blindfolded team member safely to reach the other side of the mock Landmine. You can use only four words to communicate and guide. This is an activity that tests a team’s ability to trust each other and communicate accurately. An excellent choice for corporate team building. A game of Land mine for open communication Listening is an important part of the game. The chance to guide provides one to build on the ability to send crisp and clear messages. Personal or professional, the benefits of open communication channels are extremely crucial. It is an essential that goes in establishing relationships with family, friends and community members. It is a vital life skill and Land mine presents the opportunity to do so while having fun through outdoor activities in Bangalore. Land mine as a vista for Team work Guiding the blindfolded member needs coordination between the rest of the team. Over a couple of tries, they begin to understand the need to work together and lead the member across the dangers. Take a step back or front. Pay attention to the word by Person 1 or Person 2. When to talk or what to say. Pour forth suggestions or keep quiet. It is a group performance enhancer for sure. Effective teams know each other well. And they are there to say “I have your back” as the need may be. It will lead you to separate emotion from perception. Learn to trust team members. This activity also opens your mind and allows you to be intuitive which adds to the performance of your team. Land mine helps bring Focus The blindfolded member needs to rely on the other senses to get to know the environment and move around as directed. Being attentive and a generous dose of concentration is a must-have for the team. This learning during the course of the game is well applicable in other realms of life too. A student gains the confidence of having assimilated lessons and thus is better geared to face examinations and do well. Attention to detail and ability to focus on tasks can help professionals achieving their targets and hone productivity too. Along with a target in mind, start Land mine A goal in sight is a battle half won. Knowing the dangers, prepping for guides, whom to listen to or ensuring each team member gets an equal chance at guiding are all specific nuances of the game which tend to get underplayed. To get to where you want, you must take the first step. So, go ahead achieve your targets and move with intent, within and with your teammates or family. Discovery village offers Land mine as a fun-filled attraction for a family get together, school/college picnics and corporate outings here. Choose one of our conveniently located retreats. Find your gang. Coax your team. Surprise your family. Even team building can leave you with rich insights.
Tag me, colour me through a Paint BallPaint ball is an activity in which players compete either individually or as a group. It involves tagging the opponent with capsules containing a water soluble-dye shot through a paintball gun. Players are required to wear protective gear like helmets and jumpsuits, and adhere to game rules. When played outdoors, it is a great way to unwind and is designed for learning to plan and act strategically. As a sport, it is a useful tool in corporate training as it teaches the players about working in teams and achieving targets together as a team. Accuracy in hitting the bull’s eye during Paint Ball Aiming and shooting need precision and timing. This is a necessary evil to excel in any part of life, for students and professionals alike. Paint ball provides the fun way of learning to do so. Hitting the bull’s eye is a taste of highs that one can experience by achieving goals. Some of the soft skills that can be tapped into through such outdoor activities are self-restraint, working with limited time while managing to attain targets with reasonable accuracy, teamwork and co-ordination. Capturing the flag while playing Paint Ball Though there are limitless variations of Paint ball, capturing the flag is a popular theme. Usually here, two teams have a flag. The object is to capture the other team’s flag, located at their base and bring it one’s own base. Opponent players can be “tagged” by the players in home territory. Depending on the preset rules, they can be sent back to their own territory, put “in jail” or frozen in a place until a member of their own team frees them. The “jail” is a pre-designated area where members who have been tagged remain. Knowing the consequences while working with a set of rules, makes one agile, think and act fast depending upon the situation. The constant analysis required by the mind increases the mind-body co-ordination. As a part of corporate day outing in Bangalore, it is a great way to instill corporate values and beliefs too. Capturing the enemy territory during Paint Ball Much like football, it is a team effort requiring dodging and mastery of physical endurance. Depending on the version, the time limits for your chosen game may vary. Leading your troops through challenges, keeping territory well-guarded, to successfully retrieve the enemy flag and rush back to your own territory, requires planning and, more importantly, execution. Head to resorts with activities like Paint Ball in Bangalore and learn the fun way This is an excellent way to harbour positivity and encourage healthy competition amongst all involved. If you are looking for fun, this is one activity you should think of adding to your family excursion or corporate gathering. Discovery village is one of those beautiful resorts with activities in Bangalore that offers Paintball for willing people – complete with qualified instructors and professional equipment to give families, schools picnic and organizations truly colourful moments along with loads of fun. Looking for fun team games or leadership development activities? Our paint ball activity comes complete with qualified instructors and professional equipment to give families and teams truly colourful moments. Go ahead. Shoot at sight.
Learning the ropes through RappellingRappelling, also known as “Abseiling”, involves breaking the descent from heights in a controlled way. It requires sliding across a path by means of a rope and one’s security is assured by use of good knotting techniques, harness or other safety equipments. Rock climbers use this protected technique to traverse steep areas of a mountain which can otherwise prove to be dangerous. As a recreational activity, this adrenaline pumping activity is enjoyable across age groups, professional and personal backgrounds. There are different levels of difficulties to choose from, as a beginner all one needs is an open mind and an adventurous spirit. An excellent paradigm shift activity- Rappelling Moving away from a cliff on a rope, even after securing yourself to the best possible extent requires much conviction both in your own self and the team. As it is usually done in a group, learning to trust your partner or prepare yourself for unexpected situations is very important to begin with the process itself. It needs one to open their minds and go beyond its limits to experience new possibilities and radical outcomes. Overcoming fear of heights while Rappelling Overcoming personal bounds and hurdles due to fear, be it professionally or like the “exam fear” students experience revs up the brain processes and tunes one for higher performance too. When exposed to heights, most people experience some amount of discomfort and fear, which is considered “natural”. To conquer such, or, even more intense, fears through rappelling, this adventure resort has trained professionals to ensure your safety and reduce anxiety. So, you can be rest assured that stepping outside of your comfort zone is made a tad simpler. Increase your self-belief by Rappelling It not only gives you a taste of adventure but is a source of great boost for self-image. It needs one to rely on one’s own physical strength and learn to protect oneself in the face of danger, while also trusting the partner. Applying these from resorts with activities in Bangalore to everyday life, it holds the effect of the increase in the ability to test new ideas and thus promote innovation, be it in solutions in the corporate world or otherwise. Such a leap can increase faith in one’s capabilities. This can also help students to learn to see beyond hurdles. Improving your hard Gear knowledge through Rappelling Correct body posture, use of weighting gear and correct rappelling technique requires a certain amount of gear knowledge and immense mind and body coordination. It is an absolute must to ensure safety as a prime concern of this activity. Good equipment knowledge helps a lot just as knowing your team well does. A perfect choice for a corporate team outing in Bangalore as it defines the phrase “when preparedness meets opportunity”. Rappelling is just one of the many outdoor options that Discovery village brings you and is a thrilling experience for any gathering like corporate outings, family getaway, school picnics or other informal congregations.
Harness. Check. Helmet. Check. Now, learn to slide down the rocky cliff side using a rope. Our watchful instructors teach you the right techniques, practiced by professional mountain climbers. Rappelling near Bangalore can’t get better than this..
Get to know the unknown through Cave ExplorationCave exploration or “Spelunking” is an activity that involves exploring caves to reach a destination and get back to safety, without hurting oneself in the cave, in case of natural ones. A somewhat quirky adventure activity, usually taken on as a group or team, one can learn the importance of respecting nature conservation, educate people about ecological concerns and is a nice way to instil a hint at the value of CSR in your organization, or to be practiced for enjoyment and as a means of physical exertion with your friends or family. Ensuring your and team safety during Cave Exploration Caves are inherently dangerous environments with many risks and most people find these as places out of their usual comfort zone above the ground. Usually it is never done by individuals. When done as groups or as a part of team building activities, this makes it an excellent activity to learn about pushing limits while ensuring much needed safety precautions. The importance of attention and alertness makes it helpful to bring in necessary skills like concentration and detail when you get back to studies or make decisions in corporate environment. Cave exploration to take you from the security of urban living to Adventure A far cry from the security of urban living, cave exploration adds a taste of adventure to trips. Finding the way around such formations either by natural light, headlamps and such gear is exciting. The experience of different surfaces and moving around limited spaces are an opportunity to know oneself and offer a helping hand to those in need. All these foster camaraderie and working together. This makes it a good addition for enthusiastic people even during a corporate outing. Harbour the ability of following the instruction in Cave Exploration Proper training ensures appropriate use of equipment to minimize risks, even if not totally eliminate them. The importance of leading and being lead, team spirit and the ability to assimilate information are all crucial. Knowing how to avert dangers gives the power of forethought. Knowing the consequences of even a moments carelessness makes one prioritize and act quickly too if need be. Master Self-control through a exciting Cave Exploration Often the rough surfaces and trails, along with pits and low ceilings, need one to crawl, wriggle or move slowly and patiently. Since people tend to be put through testing times, in work spaces, schools or home environments learning to deal with individual and team issues like physical fatigue or tripping and falling, helps in holding up in such times and builds on a remarkable amount of self-control and ability to manage emotions positively. Cave Exploration to lead you to a first of many firsts “We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started. And know the place for the first time.” Discovery village brings you Cave exploration arranged from such an adventure resort in Bangalore is a thrilling way to learn how to kill nothing but time, know the unknown and is one of those fitting options for any gathering like corporate induction trainings, family getaway, school picnics or other informal congregations.
Forget the glass and steel buildings, hold your Wild Office in a cave. Nature’s nooks and crannies are great places to explore. Plus, they give you all the quiet needed to brain storm, discuss and get inspired.