Silk Road Traders

Team journey through the cultures, customs and potential pitfalls of the famous Silk Road

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This event has bonded more teams than we can count but has finally run its course and is now considered part of The Departed. Below you'll find a scrolling list of additional events that are considered great alternatives. If you really loved Silk Road Traders and think it should be brought back from The Departed, let us know by voting using the button below!

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Group Size

20 - 100

Time Needed

2 - 3 hours

Ideal For

  • Teamwork
  • Team roles
  • Leadership
  • Collaborative competition
  • Negotiation and trading
  • Client focus, client needs
  • Changing market forces
  • Seizing opportunities
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Persistence
  • Determination
  • Networking
  • Fun


Our history-based team building events are far more than just a fun opportunity to dress up (and that is fun!). The genre, legends and success stories from history that we have designed these events around are also very rich seams for business themes, issues and insights.  TeamBonding presents these with our partner in Australia and in the Middle East.

Event Description

An exciting team building business game and team journey through the cultures, customs and potential pitfalls of the famous Silk Road as they join an exotic caravan in search of opportunity, profit, and adventure.

Silk Road Traders is a tactile team building game for employees that also has a unique multi-national flavor. The game is set in the ever-changing and dynamic environment of the old Silk Road where East truly meets West.  Teams journey along the famous Silk Road in Camel Caravans where conflicting agendas can be reconciled for strategic mutual gain, or end in a destructive competition that may doom the entire caravan.

Fun and adventure are balanced with some good business acumen as each team seeks to trade profitably in their exotic goods.   Values that vary depending upon what town they may find themselves in at any given time, and the motivations of the buyers.

 The journey is punctuated with a noisy and energetic camel race at the Oasis of Palmyra along with some unexpected twists that may seriously impact the unprepared (or those suffering from disunity).  The most profitable team will be the one who achieves their own goals while avoiding the short-term profits that may come from unnecessary conflict and disunity with those around them.

Silk Road is an enjoyable, engaging and meaningful team building game for employees where individuals and teams can project their team skills into a challenging program while also having a great deal of fun.

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