Team Outing Places and Activities Near Chennai

Team Outing Places and Activties Near Chennai

Do you feel your Team needs a break? Or does it feel like your employees need to know each better? Well, if your organisation is in Chennai, there are an abundant list of activities and places that a (Read More)re perfect to build a better relationship with your employees or to even raise those droopy shoulders.

Here is the list of 15 Team Outing Places and Activities Near Chennai

1. Radisson Blu Temple Bay, Mamallapuram

Radisson Blu Temple Bay, Mamallapuram

What better way to enjoy a corporate outing than in a 5- Star Hotel enjoying all the luxuries in the peaceful seaside town of Mamallapuram. It is known to be one of the most beautiful resorts in ECR Chennai where you with your team can conduct various development and team-building activities. You can play around with your mates in the infinity pool or even have a vigorous yet fun team workout at the Pranayam Fitness Center. Other recreational activities such as deep-sea fishing and mini-golf course are a must-try.

2. Silver Sand Beach Resort, Mahaballlipuram

Silver Sand Beach Resort, Mahaballlipuram

This resort is located on the beachside with a mesmerizing view of Bay of Bengal. You can indulge with your team in team building adventure activities like rappelling, rock climbing and fun sports activities like beach volleyball, throwball, football, snooker among others.

3. Hire a Private Yatch Charter

Hire a Private Yatch Charter

Take a ride on the east coast with your colleagues in a private charter yacht. Pamper yourself with canapé and mocktails and let lose of all the work stress! Sounds perfect, right?

4. Wayanad

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Known For : Banasura Sagar Dam Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Chembra Peak

Get in touch with nature, while trekking through the Valley of Clouds accompanied by tea gardens, cardamom forests and other gems of nature. Take a ride through Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and catch a sighting of a herd of elephants and other animals in the forest. Go on a boating trip in Banasura Sagar Dam, and enjoy the scenic beauty. Explore the prehistoric etchings made inside the Edakkal Caves and hence understand the evolution of mankind. These are just a few of the activities you could do with your corporate team out of many that Wayanad has to offer. 

Distance from Chennai: 619 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

35 Wayanad Attractions

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5. Pondicherry

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Known For : Paradise Beach, Pondicherry Aurobindo Ashram Auroville

Pondicherry, a town tucked away in the Eastern seaboard of India is one of the most popular tourist places near Chennai. This city preserves its French roots even now which can be seen in abundance if you took a walk around the French colony with its yellow-clad walls. With a mix of modern heritage and spiritual culture, the historical background of Pondicherry takes you back centuries in time. Enjoy the company of your team by discovering Pondicherry on foot or bicycle and trying out various cuisines and having fun at the beaches. 

Distance from Chennai: 151 km

Best Time: October to March

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6. The Wild Tribe Ranch: Nemmeli Village

The Wild Tribe Ranch: Nemmeli Village

Taking your team out to the Wild Tribe Ranch will get adrenaline pumped through their body and bring out the daredevil in them. Located near the ECR Region, this Ranch was specifically designed to build camaraderie, character and team bonding through their Outbound Training Program which is perfect for Corporate Team Building. They have in-house accommodation and delicious food which makes it a perfect location for a weekend corporate getaway. They have a wide range of adventure activities like Paintballing, Zorbing, ATV riding and other fun games and activities that require team participation.

7. Vellore

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Known For : Vellore Fort Jalakandeswarar Temple St. John's Church

Vellore, known for having one of the richest cultural heritage in India, is a city made of gold. This is evident if you visit the Srilakshmi Golden Temple where the whole temple is covered in gold leaf and is surrounded by water on all four sides. The Vellore Fort is a monument that tells a lot about the history of the city and also been the prison for the family of Tipu Sultan when the British came to rule. The Vainu Bappu Observatory often called the Telescope City is holds the largest telescope in Asia and is an interesting place for astronomy buffs. A walk through Vellore with the city whispering stories of its history is yet another perfect place to have a relaxed corporate holiday.

Distance from Chennai: 137 km

Best Time: October - March

17 Vellore Attractions

8. Auroville Village- The City of Dawn

Auroville Village- The City of Dawn
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Known For : Matrimandir Marc's Cafe Arka

Auroville Village is the world famous experimental township where men and women from all walks of life and different countries live in harmony. This is an interesting place to bring your team for a corporate outing where there is a lot that can be learned about this city and its belief system. You can take part in the Auroville Nature Camp that will teach you about the various green practices followed by the village. Volunteering activities can be taken up Buddha Garden or Sadhana Forest. The Matrimandir building is one worth visiting just to enjoy the craftsmanship put into constructing this piece of art. You can even spend your evening’s strolling around Auroville Beach and enjoy the cool breeze. 

Distance from Chennai: 147 km

Best Time: November to March

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9. Nandi Hills: Discovery Village

Nandi Hills: Discovery Village
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Known For : Tipu's Drop Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple Tipu's Summer Residence

Spend your weekend with Discovery Village in Nandi Hills and enjoy the beautiful view these hills have to offer while trekking through them. You can participate in other fun team activities like Paintballing and Zorbing. Calm your inner soul through Yoga and meditation and explore your adventurous side by Cave explorations and survival camping. 

Distance from Chennai: 340 km

Best Time: October to June

12 Nandi Hills Attractions

10. Ooty

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Known For : Nilgiri Mountain Railway Ooty Lake Emerald Lake, Ooty

This popular hill station located in the heart of Nilgiri Hills is another favourite summer destination for corporate trips. The Botanical Garden is a beautiful sight which also holds the fossil tree that is believed to be 20 million years old. The Ooty Lake is a popular destination for picnickers, and you enjoy the scenic beauty of the Nilgiri Hills while paddle boating. There are famous historical places to visit like The Stone House that displays amazing architecture, The Fernhill Palace which was the summer bungalow of the Maharaja and even St. Stephen’s Church which is one of the oldest church of that region. 

Distance from Chennai: 553 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

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11. Coimbatore: The Manchester of South India

Coimbatore: The Manchester of South India
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Known For : Vydehi Falls Adiyogi Shiva Statue Kovai Kondattam

Coimbatore is yet another beautiful place to take your team to for having a weekend filled with fun and frolic. For nature enthusiasts, a visit to the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary famously known as Top Slip would let you catch a glimpse of the elephants, langurs, peacocks and other rare species of animals. You could even go to Black Thunder, the amusement park with your team and have fun on the various water and land rides. And if you want to get drenched in nature’s love pouring through the mountains, a trek to the Monkey Falls will find you in the midst of a beautiful and relaxing landscape. 

Distance from Chennai: 504 km

Best Time: September to March

27 Coimbatore Attractions

12. Thekkady

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Known For : Periyar National Park Periyar Tiger Trail Bamboo Rafting in Thekkady

Known for its tea garden and cardamom and coffee plantations, Thekkady is the place you can escape to from your daily monotonous life at work. A wildlife safari can also be a part of your agenda where you will be able to see the wildlife that grows in the hills of Thekkady. And if you are curious about the cultural dance forms of Kerala, you can even see the Kerala traditional form of dance and theatre, Kathakali. You would be able to see face painted men and women telling you stories both old and new with very vivid expressions through this art form. 

Distance from Chennai: 569 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

24 Thekkady Attractions

13. Mysore

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Known For : Mysore Palace Brindavan Gardens Mysore Zoo

Famously known as the Cultural Capital of Karnataka, Mysore is a beautiful city that transforms into an even more breathtaking one at night. Mysore Palace is one of the first places you need to visit. The Brindavan Gardens is a must-visit for any person that visits Mysore, and the fountains are just a spectacular sight at night when they are all lit. The Mysore Zoo, which is one of the oldest and most renowned zoos in the world is the home to rare and exotic birds and animals. 

Distance from Chennai: 480 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

36 Mysore Attractions

14. Kodaikanal

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Known For : Green Valley View (Suicide Point) Kodaikanal Lake Bear Shola Falls

Known as the Princess of Hill Stations, the city of Kodaikanal is seated on a plateau between two hills. Famous for its flora, gigantic eucalyptus trees, and shola forests flourish in the valley whereas the town abounds in a kind of beautiful yellow wildflowers. A ride on bicycles around Kodaikanal Lake is a wonderful way to spend the mornings with your team members. There are other activities around the lake like boating and horse riding. 

Distance from Chennai: 524 km

Best Time: September to May

35 Kodaikanal Attractions

15. Coorg

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Known For : Abbey Falls Raja's Seat Mandalpatti

Known as the Scotland of India, Coorg is covered with beautiful plains and greenery throughout. The Kaveri River is just a drive away which cascades down into the well-known Abbey Falls which is well located between spice estates and coffee plantations. A trek through the verdurous trails of the Brahmagiri Peak leads you to forested woods and misty hills. 

Distance from Chennai: 584 km

Best Time: October to March

37 Coorg Attractions

So, without any further delay plan for the perfect team outing spot with the above-mentioned ideal destinations.

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