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Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary is an Indian tourist destination situated near to Jamshedpur, in Jharkhand state of India.
Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary is at an altitude of around 3000 feet and is having an area of around 195 square km. Dalma Sanctuary starts near to Chandil town. This Wild-Life Sanctuary was inaugurated by Late Sanjay Gandhi in 1975.
Barking deer, Elephants, Porcupines and Sloth beer are the main wild animals found in the park. Also seen are leopards and tigers. There are many hideouts inside the sanctuary, to watch the wild animals in their natural habitat.
The view of Jamshedpur city from the Dalma hills is excellent, which looks like millions of starts twinkling!
Dalma hills are famous among trekkers.
There is also a Shiva temple inside the wildlife sanctuary, which is famous for the Shivratri festival.
How do I go to Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary?
Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary is at a distance of just 10 kilo meters from Jamshedpur, India’s first planned city, which is also known as Steel city or TataNagar or Tata.
Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary is accessible by road from Tata-Ranchi Highway, i.e. National Highway No. 33.. The nearest railway station to Dalma WildLife Park is the Tatanagar Railway station. Chandil railway station also is close to Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary at around 22 km distance. The nearest airport to Dalma Wild-Life Sanctuary is the Sonari Airport at Jamshedpur .
Where to stay while visiting Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary?
You can stay at the forest department’s Guest house on the Dalma hill top. You need to book your rooms at the Forest Range Office, Jamshedpur, which is situated near to Payal Talkies Cinema Theater.
There is another Guest house from Tata Steel, a leading group company of Tata Group, Indian multinational conglomerate. Tata Group has acquired Tetley Tea, Jaguar Cars, Land-rover Cars, Corus Group, etc., in the past.
Note: October to June is the ideal months to visit Dalma Wild-Life Sanctuary.