Dalma wildlife sanctuary is about 100 km. from the capital city Ranchi, and 15km. from the steel city Jamshedpur. This sanctuary attracts varied strata of people right from the city dwellers, students to nature lovers. The wildlife sanctuary runs parallel to the NH-33 with majestic hills as high as 900 ft. from mean sea level. Dalma Sanctuary is spread over 193 sqkm. of forests of East Singhbhum and Saraikela-kharsawan districts of the state of jharkhand. The forests of Dalma, as classified by Champion and Seth come under the category Dry peninsular Sal (5B/C1) and Northern dry mixed deciduous forest (5B/C2). Most part of Dalma forests shed leaves in the summer and attains its full bloom at the onset of monsoon.