On Dumka-Pakur road , at a distance of around 25 kms. From the main town there is a block of kathikund. This place with very old establishment of sericulture and khadi production is surrounded by range hills and deep forests with a river passing between the valleys. This topographical background provides numerous sites small and big for picnic. Some of the important spots in and around the Kathikund are Nargunj, Saldoha Laprocy mission, Mahuagadhi and Gopikandar. The site under Gambhara bridge is a fascinating point for outdoor photography.