In today’s fast paced life with more or less no time for one’s own self, spending long hours at work, team building exercises beyond the workplace has quickly gained prominence.
Team building in the form of after office dinners, a stay at a retreat for a couple days (a mini paid vacation) or the most popular currently, a day outing with the team have gained immense weightage.
In a city like Hyderabad, already famous for its mouth watering cuisines, finding an outing place requires both, an array of team building activities and sumptuous food options.
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Summed up below are the top ten places in Hyderabad that are a must if you too are in need of a team outing.
1. Leonia Holistic Destination (Resort)
No place like a resort to unwind and chill. Located at the outskirts of Hyderabad city, the lush greens alongside a mix of outdoor activities, makes this place a must visit. An array of fun and exciting outdoor games such as cricket, tug of war, volleyball, badminton, snakes & ladders, ludo, hopscotch, and human foosball along with indoor games like carrom, chess, and table tennis.
Location: Shamirpet, Hyderabad
Swimming Pool & Rain Dance Timings: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Day-out Timings: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Only From Monday to Friday)
2. Lock N Escape (Live Escape Rooms and Cafe)
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If you are like me and love twiddling your fingers and competing online or better still be a part of a real team crew and carry out rescue operations in escape rooms, then this is the place for you. Customizable games, both virtual (4 rooms) and physical (6 rooms) catering to every adventure junkie irrespective of age or gender along with the option of live streaming, this fascinating escape room also has a cafe that lets you take a break in between all the rescuing and heroism that will satisfy your taste buds equally.
Location: Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Day-out Timings: Mon-Fri & Sun 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Sat 11:00 AM to 11:30 PM
Phone: 091210 30033
Website : LockNEscape Team Building
3. Paigah Tombs
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If you are a history buff, this is the place to be with your team. Reminiscing up on history and soaking in the brilliance of this architectural wonder will surely transport you in another era of calm and peace. Set across nearly 40 acres, this place with its proximity to the Charminar and tracing roots back to the 18th century is an ideal spot to catch up with your team over stunning and intricate marvels of Indian architecture.
Location: Kanchan Bagh, Hyderabad
Day-out Timings: Mon-Sun 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (except on Fridays)
Entry Fee: Free
4. Ramoji Film City
Marvelous and filled with grandeur is how I’d describe a day trip to this magnificent film city. Along with iconic and larger than life film sets, this place also boasts of complimentary indoor activities and thrills for kids and adults alike. We can choose packages according to our requirements inclusive of meals and a tour guide. The film city also has different accommodation options for a night cap.
Location: 40 km from Hyderabad airport
Day-out Timings: Mon-Sun 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM
Entry Fee: Packages start from 1299
5. Dream Valley Resort & Water Park
If the scorching summer heat is getting to you and your team, then head out to this resort cum water park. An ideal place for a team day out, the resort boasts of numerous water slides and activities, the rain dance being the most favourite attraction. A day package is inclusive of lunch and hi-tea. You can check more similar resorts options here.
Location: Before Chilkur, X Roads, Hyderabad
Day-out Timings: Mon-Sun 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM
Entry Fee: Packages start from 999
6. Sky Zone Trampoline Park
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For all the adrenaline junkies, Skyzone South India is the ideal place to be. Consisting of thrills like Freestyle Jump, Foam Zone, Drop Zone, SkySlam, SkyLadder, SkyJoust, Ultimate Dodgeball, SkyLine, Warped Wall and Glow, this park is considered amongst the world’s best.
Location: Gandipet, Hyderabad
Day-out Timings: Mon-Sun 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Entry Fee: Packages start from 900/- per hour per person, Corporate and group charges depend on the package availed
7. Flipside Adventure Park
If Archery, Rifle shooting, Paintball, Zorbing, Zipline, Go-Karting etc get you and your crew interested, head out to the Flipside Adventure Park. Challenging your focus and strategy skills along with your teams, this is one fun place to be. Casual or Sports attire along with sports shoes are ideal for this fun filled place.
Location: ISB Road, Financial district, Hyderabad
Day-out Timings: Mon-Sun 03:00 PM to 11:30 AM
Entry Fee: Free, Activities are charged on individual basis
8. The Hidden Castle
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Who wouldn’t like to explore the royal life and spend time at a castle? If your answer is also yes, head to The Hidden Castle, a castle themed resort complete with adventure and water activities along with camping and dining options spread across 30 acres. You can find the details for a day trip here.
Location: Karimnagar-Hyderabad Highway
Day-out Timings: Mon-Sun 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Entry Fee: Starting from 1099/- onwards
9. NTR Gardens
Built in the beautiful memory of Andhra Pradesh’s former Chief Minister, Late NT Rama Rao, the NTR gardens is a calm and serene place to catch up with your team. Close to the Hussain Sagar lake, the garden boasts of a Car Cafe, which can seat 6 people at a time and serves food on the go. A toy train, Japanese garden, souvenirs shops are some of the attractions here along with the lush greenery and peace.
Location: Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad
Day-out Timings: Mon-Sun 02:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Entry Fee: Adults 20/-, Child 10/-, Camera Charges 30
10. Salar Jung Museum
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If you and your team would like to take a bridge between the past and present, then the https://www.salarjungmuseum.in/ is your place to be. Year round there are exhibitions held in science, literature and arts along with many workshops and seminars. The museum contains journals, manuscripts and artifacts from all over the world.
Location: Salar Jung road, Darulshifa, Hyderabad
Day-out Timings: Mon-Sun 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (except on Fridays)
Entry Fee: Adults 20/-, Free entry for children and students
Hope this guide helps you to find the perfect place for your team outings.