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  • All of us know the pain of sitting through a long boring meeting, which run into monotony with just status updates, lectures and work assignment discussion. There is a lots to discuss, but then your attention span really dips and you wish this meeting ended soon. Well, here are some quick and engrossing team building icebreakers to break this boredom and usher in fun and enthusiasm in your team mates.These also helps in building efficient teams.
  • 01Is my foot bigger than yours?

    Ask all your team members to get up and assemble in a line. The rule of the game is simple, they have to rearrange themselves according to their shoe sizes without actually mentioning their shoe sizes to each other. To top it all, they all need to be blind folded! Stand back and watch the fun as they scrambled against each other trying to communicate a simple thing, without stating the obvious!

    How this game helps: One of the funniest team building icebreakers, in this activity, the team members need to work on their communication skills by trying to communicate without discussing their shoe size and without vision. Patience, teamwork and understanding are a must to succeed in this game.


  • 02My Role Model is ?

    Ask each of your team members to declare who they consider to be their role model. They are to state the reasons behind this as well.

    How this game helps: This game will bring people closer as some may realize they respect the same person and begin to see their team mate from a different perspective.

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  • 04We are all leaves of the same tree!

    One of the simplest, yet interesting team building icebreakers, the members need to form a circle and is given with a ball of twine. The members has to narrate an embarrassing aspect or a tale related to their life.

    On completion of their story, they should pass the twine ball to the person sitting on the opposite and the process continues till all the members share their own tales and stories. This way, each one shares a story and passes on the twine across, thereby creating a web connecting each and everyone.

    How this game helps: This game help people to realize that they are all similar and connected to one another. There may be differences, but ultimately, the similarities overshadow the differences.It will inspire your team to work as one.

  • 05Oh, I didn't know that about you!

    Rearrange the seating arrangement such that, everyone sits with someone they have never sat with before and have them interact with one another by asking three questions:

    • Can you tell me a moment of pride in your work or personal life?
    • What is that one aspect that most people don't know about you?
    • The last question is open ended and left to each one.

    Having gathered an insight about this person, each one shares to the larger group, what he has learnt about that partner in this game.

    How this game helps: Everyone get enlightened about everyone else and this new insight helps build rapport between all the team members.

  • 06Do you know what I mean?

    Ask for a volunteer for this game. Hand him a sheet of paper with various different shapes drawn on it. The volunteer is to stand with their back facing the audience and describe the shapes as drawn in the sheet of paper he is holding. The rest, are to try to draw this shape as per the vocal instructions of the volunteer. It is funny to see the shapes that are drawn by the group as the volunteer tries to describe simple designs.

    How this game helps: This game rings a bell on the importance of communication as these kind of team building icebreakers are focussed on enhancing the understanding and cooperation of the team members.

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  • 07Multi Ball Ring

    Multi Ball Ring

    Activity insights:

    This is an upgraded version of the Ball and Ring Activity where teams are required to use their wit to complete the challenge with speed and without fault.

    How it is done:

    Each team has a common loading point and individual goal corners. Every goal corner in turn has scoring parameters that must be met at the time of delivery. Any default will lead to negative points or disqualification from the game.

    Activity Target:

    The activity is aimed at teams who have challenging goals to meet at their workplace. The activity teaches them to work well under stress.

    Key Takeaways:

    Trebound’s Multiball Ring Activity aims to polish the following competencies:

    Effective communication:

    In order to achieve the goals set, teams will have to communicate well to be able to delegate jobs and get the job done. At the end of the activity, team members will be able to identify where there were communication gaps and what can be done to improvise the same.

    Coordination:

    Successful implementation of this activity requires almost perfect coordination among all team members. Any error can lead to disqualification. This simulated environment will help employees relate workplace scenarios and analyse the role coordination plays in the success of a group.

    Speed:

    This activity is all about speed. Employees will have to accomplish challenging goals in time, without compromising on quality – a work-life scenario simulated to incorporate a fun factor for better experience and learning.

    Resource Management:

    In this activity, teams will have to complete defined tasks by making use of the resources allocated to them. Since they do not have the option of procuring more resources, they will learn of the art of effective resource management.

    Stress Management:

    Challenging goals to achieve within a set time period, without compromise on quality and processes; combined with the pressure of competing with equally able competitors makes for enough stress in a simulated business environment. In such a situation, teams will be able to analyse and understand the impact stress has on performance, thus helping them learn how to manage it well.

    Quick Facts:

    • Activity Time: 30 minutes
    • Group size: 20- 200
    • Level: High
  • 08Drum Jam Session

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    Activity insights:

    Hear the Music & Feel the Beat!!! Reduce stress, build intellectual skills in your corporate team through our Drum Jam Session.

    Music, be it listening or playing, has a huge impact on lives. If you notice keenly, music elevates a safe kind of high energy while calming the mind. How about playing your hands on the drums to form beautiful notes that soothe the mind and build numerous success skills? The Drum Jam Session organised by Trebound will help your teams to get rid of the stress, open up further, build confidence, indulge better communication skills and inculcate much more capabilities.

    The huge inventory of over 20,000 musical instruments from all top-brands, with the world-class team to guide through, the participants will enjoy, relish and feel one wholesome holistic experience.

    ‘Inclusion’ is the way of being: An Ice Breaker for your session

    The ‘drum jam Session’, the ‘bang’ start to your corporate team outings or indoor training programs will be the best experience your team can ever have. As an effective Ice Breaker, the activity will build confidence and make the teams open up more. You will be surprised to witness the ‘shy’ employees being more ‘open’ as the session resume. Feel the ‘inclusion’ from every nook and corner of the venue. At the end of the session, you will see each one present in the place feel at ease with each other, willing to come forward and participate wholeheartedly.

    The perfect ‘ice breaker’ you have always wanted to have!

    Beat the stress away when your fingers tap on the drums: Stress-buster with Nil Side-Effects

    As the teams beating the drums and following the rhythm guided by the instructor from Trebound, you will see how the transformation happens. Initially, the teams would show mixed emotions like shyness, curious, interested and energetic. As they continue with the beating, at one point in time, when the rhythm goes in sync, you will witness that the people in the venue getting steadily transformed to their own world.

    The calmness and serenity are felt by each soul present in the forum even though the environment is filled with the louder strokes!

    Make the lives as a Masterpiece: Drum Jam in Bangalore

    The motivational level of the employees can make or break the productivity and so the organisational growth. As quoted by Mark Twain, ‘the secret of getting ahead is getting started’. The Drum Jam Session will elevate the productivity by enhancing the motivational levels of your team. The best team building activities to get your teams moving ahead, improve the confidence level, develop a paradigm shift in the thought processes, boost creativity, generate innovative ideas and, most importantly, bring better clarity in decision-making.

    The ‘drumming’ and ‘elementary music making’; it is time to bring out the hidden ‘AR Rahman’ ‘RD Burman’ from within through a drum jam in Bangalore!!!

    Only a very few team building activities allow the inner silence to be heard. The Drum Jam session is such supreme level activity that create a highly positive and long-lasting impact on your team.

    Quick Facts:

    • Activity Time:1-2 days
    • Group size: 30- 1000
    • Level: Medium

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  • 10Treasure Hunt and Paint the Canvas

    Treasure Hunt and Paint the Canvas

    Activity insights:

    This activity has two parts – a treasure hunt and a canvas painting activity that must be completed simultaneously. This is a high energy game that involves every member in the team, coupled with a spirited competition that keeps everyone on their toes. The canvas that is finally created can be put up in your office space as a constant reminder of how effective teams can achieve any goal.

    How it is done?

    Trebound facilitators divide the teams such that they are not grouped with team members they are already familiar with. The grouping is done in order to encourage employees get to know all their colleagues well. Teams will be required to delegate jobs among themselves, while also performing each task diligently and efficiently.

    Activity Target:

    This activity intends to enhance team performance for all levels of management - from the executive to the leadership levels. It is designed for any team that needs effective communication, coordination, and team building.

    Key Takeaways:

    Team Building:

    The primary objective of this exercise is to improve team building for your organization. This activity will help team members understand that each person has a specific and important role to play, which if not completed can adversely impact the performance of the organisation.

    Communication:

    No goal can be achieved without good communication, as it forms the foundation of great performance. This activity will help team members understand this importance, thus making them aware of how they can improvise their skills and thus bridge the gap in communication even while at work.

    Delegation:

    When any complex activity is to be completed, several people are required to be involved, albeit in different capacities. Even if one person is unable to complete his/her in time, the final result takes a beating. Through this activity, team members will understand the importance of accurate delegation, along with other skills such as coordination and commitment if the team is to achieve success.

    Problem Solving:

    Unexpected problems often arise during the course of any task. A good team is one that is able to overcome these problems, without compromising on performance or goal. This activity will give team members an understanding of how problems are inevitable; and that effective problem solving is possible when all team members think creatively and implement these solutions efficiently.

    Quick Facts:

    • Activity Time: 2- 3 hours
    • Group size: 60- 200
    • Level: High


  • 11Junkyard Sales

    Junkyard Sales

    Activity insights:

    Teams will be required to build a creative product from junk, and will also be tasked with selling the same to ‘investors’.

    How is it done?

    Assorted items are provided by Trebound and teams get the basic stationary items to build. Each team starts with similar items and we set up shop for some unique pieces of Junk. Team s are allotted a set time to build and prepare the sales pitch.

    Activity Target:

    This activity is aimed at the sales and marketing team, or any other unit that is involved in direct customer-facing activities. These profiles require business personnel to be fast thinkers who are good at communication and negotiation. They also need to wear the a personality that is pleasing and an attitude that is amicable.

    Key Takeaways:

    This fun and interactive activity is designed to helps teams with:

    Creativity:

    Here, teams will be required to think out-of-the-box to create a product

    Team Building:

    At the time of creating the product, team members will spend a lot of time with each other, helping them bond and understand the others’ views and thoughts

    Selling Skills:

    After creating the product, the team will have to sell their products to a panel of investors. Here, they will recognise the need to know the product inside-out if they intend to sell more and better

    Negotiation Skills:

    The team will have to sell to a simulated audience, catering to their needs and prices

    Problem Solving:

    Teams will have to deal with any situations that arise in the process of creating and selling a product.

    Target Competencies

    1. Sales Skills
    2. Effective communication
    3. Creativity
    4. Escalation handling
    5. Negotiation skills
    6. Knowing your stuff
    7. Problem solving
    Quick Facts:
    • Activity Time: 2-3 hours
    • Group size: 20- 100
    • Level: Medium
  • 12Pyramid Building

    Pyramid Building

    Activity insights:

    Employees of the organisation are divided into smaller teams, and each team is asked to create a pyramid using the materials handed to them. There is a mega goal also given to the group once each of them has completed their individual tasks.

    How it is Done?

    All team members are given the necessary resources to create a pyramid. Once this task id done, a Trebound facilitator challenges all teams to put together their individual pyramids to create one giant 3D pyramid. The larger the group, the more challenging the task, and more impressive the results.

    Activity Target:

    The activity is aimed at all employees of an organisation who have to work together to achieve a common goal. This activity is designed to make every employee understand his/her unique role and contribution in achieving the final result.

    Key Takeaways:

    Time Management:

    This activity teaches employees the value of time. Once lost, teams will not be able to catch up with the pace of the game.

    Cross Functional cooperation:

    This activity will help employees realize the value of every small job that goes into achieving the final result. While empathy and understanding increases, teams will be able to coordinate better to achieve the final result.

    Project planning:

    This activity is designed in such a way that it cannot be accomplished without effective planning and delegation. At the end of this activity, employees will be able to value the importance of planning, delegation, communication, conflict management and problem solving, as well as coordination in any project.

    Team Dynamics:

    This activity will not be possible without equal contribution from all members of the team. Employees will be able to finally relate the dynamics of a team to their work environment, making them realize, acknowledge, and appreciate the value each member brings to the team.

    Envisioning the Future:

    Trebound’s activity helps employees see the larger picture and assess the role they play in accomplishing the same. This requires each team member to envision the future, keep the goal steady, and work tirelessly towards the same.

    Quick Facts:

    • Activity Time:2-3 hours
    • Group size: 20- 100
    • Level: Medium

  • 13Remoto Car Challenge

    Remoto Car Challenge

    Activity insights:

    Remoto Challenge is a one part collaboration and one part competition. Teams work together to build bridges that form the circuit and then race RC cars around the track and try and win the best time!

    What are the Takeaways

    Teams must put on their creative hats and design and build a sturdy bridge that can sustain 2 cars. The weight must be well distributed through all the pillars and columns to ensure stability and strength. This takes planning, testing and a lot of out of the box thinking to make sure no failures or collapse happen. Teams must also collaborate with other teams when building so that the circuit is well laid out without sharp corners or steep drops/climbs.

    How it is done

    Working with equal props, teams are given the basic ideas on how bridges work. They can choose to build any type of bridge that can be built with the provided resources. The circuit must be sturdy all around and constant improvements are needed to ensure the longevity of the bridge. Teams work against time, resources and the comply with the laws of bridge constructions and ensure all teams complete on time.

    The event concludes with the teams going head to head with RC cars. Proper F1 qualifying rules apply to ensure grid positions for the race and. Finally, the teams line up on the grid and its go go go all the way to the chequered flag!

    Quick Facts:

    • Activity Time:2- 3 hours
    • Group size: 24- 200
    • Level: Medium
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  • 15Roller Coaster

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    Activity insights:

    Nurturing team collaboration, Roller Coaster is an exciting activity where members have to build an entire roller coaster from scratch with the materials provided to them. It should be designed in such a way that the ball is able to run along the track solely with the help of gravity.

    How it is done:

    The Trebound facilitator will make teams and allocate a working space to each of them. They will be provided with supplies such as rubber bands, PVC, balloons, bamboo stakes, etc. and briefed on the design requirements for building the roller coaster. Participants also have the option of hiring the raw materials.

    The added challenge is there is a time frame within which the ball can pass through each area. Also, the members have to race against the clock to complete the task and put their roller-coaster to test in an assigned space that is beyond their working area.

    Activity Target:

    This activity is aimed to motivate and energise employees. Members learn about project management and the importance of collaborating effectively as a team. This understanding gets applied to the work scenario as well.

    Key Takeaways:

    Creativity

    The activity fosters creativity where participants have to stretch their imagination and come up with innovative ideas to build a practical roller coaster from the raw materials given to them.

    Time Management

    In this activity, members have to strictly abide by the time frame that is allocated to them to create the roller coaster and put it to test. Participants learn to put forth their best under high-pressure deadlines and realise the value of every passing minute. This understanding is reflected in the workplace as well.

    Resource Management

    Members have to make the most out of the resources provided to them. Even if they need to bring in materials from outside to complete their task, they have to think about the budget. This activity is thus highly effective in making the participants understand the nuances of resource management.

    Project planning

    This activity illuminates the importance of project planning where members have to have foresight, come up with a sound step by step strategy and execute it. Employers come to realise the crucial role project planning plays accomplishing the goal at hand.

    Communication

    Without proper communication, the whole purpose of the goal gets lost along the way leading to failure of the project. In this activity, members realise how crucial it is to communicate coherently at every level. This learning gets translated in the workplace as well.

    Effective Teamwork

    One of the objectives of this activity is to improve effective teamwork in your organisation. Here members are thrown into a situation where they have to collaborate together in order to get the desired results. They realise how the contribution of each member is vital for the outcome.

    Quick Facts:

    • Activity Time:2 hours
    • Group size: 20- 800
    • Level: High
  • 16Raft Building

    Raft Building

    Activity insights:

    Teams are divided into smaller groups using ice-breakers. These new teams are made in such a way that team members group with people they are not very familiar with, thus establishing new relationships. Each team will then be tasked with building fully functional rafts. That’s not all, they will also have to complete a race in competition with other teams, making the finale of the event.

    How it is done?

    Each team is given a set of basic raw materials with which they are expected to build a raft. While these materials seem sparse, teams are encouraged to use their creative skills to finally build a raft that will take them towards success.

    Activity Target:

    This fun, interactive game is designed for every team that needs coordination and shared effort. It is aimed at creating a cohesive bond among team members, while improving their leadership skills and creativity among a host of other management qualities. This game can only be conducted in an outdoor location, such that teams can compete in a real race in each of their own rafts.

    Key Takeaways:

    Time Management:

    The primary purpose of this exercise is to help team members get to know and understand each other. Facilitators will ensure that team members are clubbed in groups other than their own, so they are able to establish bonds with every member of the team.

    Creativity:

    Every group is given a set of minimalistic raw materials with which teams are supposed to build their rafts. With such scarce materials, teams will be compelled to use their creative abilities and skills to build a fully-functionals and winning raft.

    Team Work:

    This activity cannot be completed without effective teamwork. Each member will have a specific role to play and the team will recognise the importance of working together in order to achieve the final objective. It will also highlight the importance of effective communication, without which no goal can be accomplished.

    Resource Management:

    Given a set of raw materials, teams will have to construct a raft with just these. It will help each of them understand the importance of every resources, thud relating it to an organisational level, inculcating in them the habit of better resource management.

    Competitive Spirit:

    Healthy competition always brings out the best in teams. The finale of this event involves a race in the raft built by the teams, thus getting them accustomed to the spirit of healthy competition, which will only encourage them to perform better.

    Quick Facts:

    • Activity Time:2 hours
    • Group size: 20- 800
    • Level: Medium
  • 17Kontiki Boat Building Challenge

    Kontiki Boat Building Challenge
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    Activity insights:

    Teams are required to build a flawless ‘Kontiki’ boat with given supplies, which will be tested with an old-fashioned boat race.

    How it is done?

    Teams will be given all the necessary items for the challenge along with blueprints and safety instructions. After the teams have built the boat, facilitators from Trebound will rate these as per design, decor, cohesiveness and functionality. Every team will have at least one member ride in the boat to complete the race. Safety measures including life jackets and rescue plans have been put in place to ensure complete safety at all times.

    Activity Target:

    This will be an activity that addresses a whole host of management issues ranging from creativity and problem solving to leadership and delegation.

    Key Takeaways:

    Creativity:

    Teams will be required to construct a functional boat from supplies given by Trebound. They will be compelled to be creative in its optimal utilisation.

    Leadership Skills:

    This activity will be akin to creating and selling a product. Leaders or Captains will be have a simulated environment where they can understand, analyse and learn about the nuances of leadership

    Team Building:

    Being a competitive activity, teams will be tasked with building boats that help them win the race. This will require each of them to interact and bond with their team members, helping them understand each other better

    Communication:

    This activity cannot be completed without effective communication. By the end of the activity, teams will be able to understand where there were gaps in communication and how these impacted the final result

    Resource Management:

    Each team will have to construct the boat within the resources allocated to them. This will help them enhance their resource management skills, as they will not have the liberty to get any more than what they have already been given

    Conflict Resolution:

    Conflicts are part of every group activity. This activity will help employees manage conflicts constructively such that they adopt only the best way forward and work towards a better solution.

    Quality Control:

    As Trebound facilitators will evaluate the quality of the boats as per specifications listed, employees will be given invaluable learning about the need for quality and uncompromised adherence to the same.

    Quick Facts:

    • Activity Time: 2-3 hours
    • Group size: 20- 200
    • Level: High

Team building in Bangalore

Attractions

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Lal Bagh Botanical Garden

Lal Bagh Botanical Garden is spread over an area of 240 acres exhibiting more than 1,854 species of medicinal and scientific plants and trees. Among the places to visit in Bangalore, Lal Bagh Botanical garden certainly tops the list for its vast green stretch and the presence of exotic birds.  

The park was commissioned and concluded by Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan, respectively, in the year 1760 and this vast expanse of greenery houses a 3000 million years rock which is fondly famous as “the Lal Bagh rock” which is a unique site that interests hordes of tourists. 

There is also a glass house with a lake and an aquarium and this glass house hosts a vibrant annual flower show. The colorful and vivid presence of birds such as Parakeets, Myna, Brahminy Kite, Pond Heron, Purple Moorhen and Common Egret etc hook a lot of birdwatchers and photographers.  

Location: Mavalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004

Best Time to Visit:  you can visit the garden any time of the year but if you particularly interested in the flower show then visit in January and August.

Price: entry is free for children and an adult needs to pay INR 10.

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM on all days of the week.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 5 KM.

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Cubbon Park

This green belt region is spread over 300 acres land housing 6000 trees of different families contributing to the rich flora of the region.

Within the campus of the park, there are some interesting points like Cubbon Park Museum, Attara Kacheri, Ringwood Circle, the bamboo grove nook, lotus pond, Dancing Fountain and Sheshadri Iyer Memorial Park etc.

It is like a second home to nature lovers and morning joggers. If you wish to cover the entire park but not foot then hop on a toy train and tour around in the most fun away.

Cubbon Park is one of the Banglore tourist places where you can just sit idly beneath the green foliage and unwind watching the magical hours in the sky.  

Location: Kasturba Road, Behind High Court of Karnataka, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

Best Time to Visit: Early morning.

Price: Free entry.

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM on all days of the week except Monday. It also remains closed on every second Tuesdays of the month.

Average time required to visit the place: 2 to 3 hours or half a day.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 3.5 KM

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Nandi Hills

This is a set of breathtaking hillocks which is a complete nature retreat. From cycling and paragliding into the stunning mount to the Yoganandeeshwara Temple that sits atop the hill with a huge Nandi statue, these small mounds have a lot to offer, even the name of the hills was coined after the temple statue. 

Nandi hills are set small hillocks which serves as a great trekking or weekend getaway from Bangalore. It bestows the visitors with the sight of some endemic flora and fauna and magnificent vistas of the surrounding. 

Trek through the paved roads, rocky terrain, small streams and grasslands to reach the top of the hills but one must be careful of the steep descent and sharp turns while returning. Hordes of monkeys will accompany you throughout the trek hence do not keep eatables in your hands.

Location: Chikkaballapur Taluk, Chikkaballapur 562101, India

Best Time to Visit: October to March.

Price: There is no charge except for the commuting fare from Bangalore.

Timings: It is open 24 hours and the standard trekking hours can be between 6 AM to 6 PM.

Average time required to visit the place: A day.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 62 KM.

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Bannerghatta National Park

Bannerghatta National Park is one of the interesting places to visit in Bangalore for the assorted wildlife and natural establishments and the rich vegetation. One can hire jeeps and cars or board a bus for touring around this massive national park sprawled across an area of  104.27 sq. km. 

The park encompasses a number of establishments such as a pretty butterfly park swarmed with colorful species of butterflies, an aquarium, Children's park, a zoo, a Crocodile farm, Snake Park, a museum and a Prehistoric Animals' Park which is highly praised by the visitors. 

The flora and fauna of the park include eucalyptus, sandalwood, tamarind, neem, bamboo etc in plants and jackal,  spotted deer, fox, wild boar, sloth bear, elephants, leopards, porcupine, Asiatic Lion, Royal Bengal Tiger, monitor lizard etc in animals. 

Bannerghatta park is not only nature’s retreat but also has ample locations for short trekking expedition, some of the points are Hajjamana Kallu, Mirza Hill, and Uddigebande; all of these are located under a distance of 4 KM. It is a quick getaway for all the shutterbugs and adventure enthusiasts dwelling in Bangalore.

Location: Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bannerghatta, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083

Best Time to Visit: Winter season.

Price: INR 80 for adults and INR 40 for children (Indian Nationals), INR 400 and 300 for adult and children (any foreign national).

Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week except Tuesday.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 23 KM.

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Bangalore Palace

Bangalore Palace is a true example of sheer architectural beauty which was built in 1873. This old opulent structure sits on a land of 25000 square feet displaying the regal mix of Tudor and Scottish Gothic architectural designs. 

Besides being a preserved site, it is also a grand venue that hosts marriage parties, events, and rock concerts. The palace houses paintings of the famous painter of bygone era Raja Ravi Varma along with ancient carvings and granite and ceramic tiles seating on the floor which are still unblemished. 

There is magnanimous ground in front of the palace which has hosted a number of international artists in the past like, The Rolling Stones, Backstreet Boys, Elton John, Lamb of God, Don Moen, David Guetta,  The Black Eyed Peas, Deep Purple, Metallica, Roger Waters etc. 

On the auspicious day of Dussehra every year, a grand fair is organized in the ground against the royal backdrop of the beautifully lit palace.

Location: Palace Road, Near Mount Carmel Institute Of Management, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052

Best Time to Visit: During Dussehra when it is well lit with a grandiose celebration.

Price: INR 230 for Indians and INR 460 for foreigners.

Timings: 10 AM to 5:30 PM on all days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: 3 to 4 hours.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 5 KM

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Vidhana Soudha

Vidhana Soudha is situated in the center of the city, painted in white and spread over an area of 60 acres. Vidhan Soudha is the most renowned landmark in Bangalore which houses the state secretariat and state legislature under one roof. 

This dome-like structure has two chambers where the first floor (central wing) can accommodate 268 members at a time and the southern wing can accommodate 88 members. 

The building is a marvelous amalgamation of Dravidian, British and Indo-Islamic style architecture. One must not miss the lighting up of the building on Sunday evenings and the inscription that reads “Government work is God’s work.” 

Please note that it is one of the sightseeing places in Bangalore that needs prior permission or a pass nowadays. The grandeur of Vidhana. Soudha is visible after sunset when the entire building is well lit and it resembles a grand palace

Location: Doctor Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

Best Time to Visit: September to February

Price: No entry fee.

Timings: 10 AM to 5:30 PM on all days of the week except Sunday.

Average time required to visit the place: 1 hour.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 3.5 KM

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Venkatappa Art Gallery

This enormous art gallery is segmented into two halls where it exhibits more than 600 paintings. 

One of the two halls displays stone sculptures associated with Khajarao School of Art and Mathura whereas the other hall exhibits pottery and clay articles dating back to the Indus Valley civilization. 

This art gallery houses the artwork and paintings of world famous and renowned artists such as K. Venkatappa, M. F. Hussain, Hanumaiah, Hariram, Yusuf Arakkal, Rekha Rao, N. S. Bendre, and Vasudev in galore on the first level of the building. 

There are paintings christened as Prithvi, Vayu, Jala, Agni, Death, Sea Shore, Nagamandala, In Space,  and Last Glimpse by K.K Hebbar on the second level of the gallery. 

Venkatappa Art gallery is the Mecca for art loves, magnanimous, loaded and authentic and is one of the aesthetically pleasing places to visit in Bangalore.

Location: Kasturba Road, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

Best Time to Visit: During the daytime.

Price: INR 10 per head (adults) and INR 5 (children)

Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM on all the days of the week except Monday.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 5 KM.

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Wonderla

Take a day out and get charged at this craziest amusement park in Bangalore. Wonderla is one of the largest amusement parks in the entire country with more than 60 exhilarating rides such as Hurricane, Equinox, Insanity Twister, Recoil, Dropzone, Flash Tower, Mixer, Y-scream, Maverick etc. 

These high-tech rides will swirl, twist and turn you in around 360 degrees and will pump adrenaline rush to a next level. The water rides like splurgy and frolic with speedy drops and to and fro motion. 

Wonderla not only tops Bangalore tourist places list but it is loved by the local population as well. From rain disco to fun pools and wave pools, from roller coasters to boomerang rides; even an entire day at Wonderla is not enough to satiate the thrill junkies in you.

Location: 28th Km, Mysore Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562109

Best Time to Visit: November to February.

Price: Ranging from 850 to 2000

Timings: 11 AM to 6 PM from Monday to Friday and 11 AM to 7 PM on every Saturday and Sunday.

Average time required to visit the place: An entire day.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 35 KM

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Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace

This summer residence of Tipu Sultan was built in the year 1791. The ceilings and walls of the palace have a floral touch with Islamic carvings and decorations. 

The uniqueness of this two storey building is that it is entirely made of teak wood with wooden pillars supporting the foundation of the palace. It is said that Sultan used the eastern and western balconies to conduct the mass and state affairs. 

The intricately carved wooden balcony and the majestic staircases are great examples of architectural marveling and the size of the palace is not magnanimous yet it gives a rustic touch to the state of Karnataka. It is one of the Bangalore tourist places which is included in almost all the itineraries.

Location: Albert Victor Road, Chamrajpet, Near Bengaluru Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560018

Best Time to Visit: November to February.

Price: INR 5 for Indians and INR 100 for foreign nationals.

Timings: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM on all days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: 1 to 2 hours.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 4 KM.

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Anthargange

The Kolar district of Karnataka promises a jaw-dropping sight of the Shathashrunga range and Anthargange is another rocky hill range that basks at a height of 1712 meters from sea level. 

The place is mostly an illusionistic stretch of stacked rocky boulders and the natural cave exploration is a one of kind experience among these piled up volcanic rocks. 

The Anthargange Temple is another popular site that is well-celebrated among the devotees and religious trekkers. Literally, Anthargange stands for 'The Ganges from the deep' or  'Inner Stream' in Kannada, that is also because of the bestrew of seven villages in the vicinity which are favored with a natural supply of fresh groundwater. 

There are no lodging options at Anthargange so one can either pitch a tent while night trekking or can stay at Bangalore and embark on a day trekking tour at Anthargange.

Location: Kolar District, Bengaluru, India

Best Time to Visit: October to March.

Price: There is no charge except for the commuting fare from Bangalore.

Timings: 24 hours.

Average time required to visit the place: A day.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 70 KM.

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Devanahalli Fort

This 15th-century fort has witnessed multiple seizures and attacks in the bygone era by Tipu Sultan, Hyder Ali and even the Britishers. Malla Baire Gowda constructed in the year 1501 making it one of the Bangalore tourist places which you can not afford to miss if you want to learn more about the Mythology, history, and culture of the state. 

There is small village settlement within the fort premise with several old-style temples which gives insight into the history of the place. 

This 20 acres long fort is made of stone and mud and the house where Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali lived still exists in the lap of this fortress.

Location: Devanahalli Near Bangalore -Hyderabad Highway, District, Devanahalli, Karnataka 562110

Best Time to Visit: October to March.

Price: No entry fee.

Timings: Open 24 hours.

Average time required to visit the place: 2 to 3 hours.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 35 KM.


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Kunti Betta

As the name suggests, Kunti Betta is a hill in the ancient town of Pandavapura and is a famous destination among the trekkers. It is ideally a 3 hours trek to reach an elevation of 2882 meters. 

The mythological significance of the place recites stories of Kunti and Pandavas who are said to have taken abode at these hillocks during their period of exile. It is suggested to indulge in a night trekking expedition as the place boasts of a decent population of fireflies which are on the verge of extinction today. 

From trekking and rock climbing on the rocky terrain of the hills to swimming and kayaking in the refreshing water of Thonnur lake, Kunti Betta is one of the best places to visit near Bangalore that is hard to miss by the adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Location: Pandavapura, Karnataka, India.

Best Time to Visit: October to March.

Price: There is no entry charge, one will only spend on activities, commuting and food.

Timings: 24 hours.

Average time required to visit the place:  a day or two.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 125 KM.

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Snow City

This indoor snow theme park garners plenty of visitors who aim to escape in the scorching heat by entering a snow house that spans an area of 12,500 sq. feet. The unparalleled experience of playing, sliding and throwing snow at each other can be achieved in the middle of a tropical town and you do not have to travel to the mighty Himalayas, neither have to wait for the winters. The freezing hall offers a number of crazy slides and rides with skiing and rock climbing activities.

Snow city is the first indoor theme park in the city which is open 365 days maintaining a temperature of minus 5 degree Celsius. The crazy snow box, various virtual snow animals, snow parties and snow slides are some of the features which lure visitors into trying this freezing hangout location.

Location: Jayamahal, Fun World Complex, Opposite TV Tower, J C Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560006

Best Time to Visit: Summer season.

Price: INR 600 per head.

Timings: 10 AM to 8:30 PM on all days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: one-time entry is for 45 minutes.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 30 KM.

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National Gallery of Modern Art

This sprawling mansion of 3.5 acres and was recently opened to the public in the year 2009. The Manikyavelu Mansion is one of the three National Art Museum in India where the other two are located in Mumbai and Delhi. 

The welcoming sight of years old trees, a mirror pool and a fountain in the vicinity provides ample of green and shaded space to devour in the quietude of this art gallery. 

The marvelous photographs of earlier times, paintings, sculptures and graphic prints are some of the commendable articles which are kept on display. This is a notable culture center at Bengaluru that hosts seminars,  film screenings, workshops and exhibitions to cultivate an understanding of modern art and culture in the city.

Location: #49, Palace Road, Manikyavelu Mansion, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052

Best Time to Visit: anytime between the given hours.

Price: INR 10 for Indian nationals and INR 150 for foreigner nationals.

Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week except Monday.

Average time required to visit the place: 1 to 2 hours.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 4 KM.

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Ramanagara

If you remember the classic Sholay scenes then you will be amazed to see the rocky mountains of this town that is situated around 50 KM from Bengaluru city and Sholay was originally shot here. 

From Silk farming to Mysore-Pak, from leading into the huge Hanuman statue entrance to the Ramadevara Betta Vulture Sanctuary; Ramanagara is one of the places to visit in Bangalore within 100 kms to enjoy heaps of activities like camping and trekking, and also an abundance of sightseeing option. 

The iconic rock elevations where the dacoit Gabbar was filmed in the cult classic Sholay can be visited during the day where you walk and climb some steep elevations of approximately 400 staircases to reach the top where you will find a temple as well. 

These rock elevations are of Ramadevara Betta Hill which is a part of Ramadevara betta Vulture Sanctuary.

Location: Mysore Road, Ramanagara, India

Best Time to Visit: Winter season (November to March)

Price: Ramadevara Betta hill can be visited by paying an entry charge of INR 25 with a separate parking charge.

Timings: The gates of the sanctuary open around 9 AM and closes by 4:30 to 5 PM.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 55 KM

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HAL Aerospace Museum

HAL is one of the most renowned aeronautical companies in entire Asia and the HAL Aerospace Museum. 

This Aviation center was established in 2001 in Bangalore and since then it has been a hub to attain technical, scientific and historical knowledge about aviation and aerospace and other such related science streams in the country. 

It has many branches across India and Asia and this 4 acres land imparts information on simulators, air traffic control, history of aeronautical science and sustainable development practices. 

The museum houses various missiles and aircrafts models such jets, MIGs, helicopters and fighter planes. This is one of a kind museum that is initiating public awareness about aerospace in India.

Location: Near HAL Police Station, HAL Old Airport Rd, Marathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560037

Best Time to Visit: anytime between the given hours.

Price: INR 50 for adults, free entry for kids.

Average time required to visit the place: 2 to 3 hours.

Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 15 KM.


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