Chaibasa is one of the tribal cities and is home to various tribes such as the Santhal, Baiga, Banjara, Bathudi, Kharwar and others. The prime attraction of the site is the tribal festivals, which are accompanied with music and various forms of dance. Possessing historical and religious significance, the city is known for its temples, mountain slopes, gardens, dams, hills and water springs. Chaliyama Dam, Rungta Garden, Lutheran Jheel and Shahid Park are some of the popular sightseeing attractions.
By Air: Sonari Airport at Jamshedpur is the nearest airport to Chaibasa, located at a distance of around 66 km. Birsa Munda Airport at Ranchi is another major airport in the region, situated at a distance of around 161 km from Chaibasa.
By Rail: Chaibasa has a railway station of its own and is located at a distance of 2 km from the city centre.