Located to the North of Subarnarekha River, the Dalma Hills stretch 16 km from east to west. These small hills are part of the Dalma Forest reserve, famous for its Asiatic elephants, and are a popular trekking destination. Accessible by road and adjacent to the Town of Purulia, this place is famous for its luxuriant dense forests, the swift flowing Subarnarekha River and the vast reserve of wildlife in the wildlife sanctuary that represent the Dalma Hills. There is a drive-way from the base to the top of the hill. The hill is famous for herds of wild elephants that keep crossing the driveway. The Hills are also famous for trekking and mountain climbing and provisions have been made to facilitate these sports.
These Hills provide the tourists with a breath taking view of the surrounding areas. The temple of Lord Shiva located on the top of the Hill attracts several devotees who visit the religious shrine on days of special festive occasions.
Far from the maddening crowd and the hustle bustle of the city life, the calm and serene surroundings of Dalma Hills relieves the tourist from the humdrum and stress of daily mundane life. The natural scenic beauty of Dalma Hills draws numerous tourists into its folds who are enthralled and enchanted with the captivating sight of these hills.
The salubrious weather coupled with the rich natural splendor of the Dalma Hills casts a magical spell on the tourists. An ideal place to rejuvenate oneself with renewed energy and vigor, Dalma Hills is one of the notable tourist attractions that one has to visit when visiting the Steel City.