Mussoorie holiday packagesare also very popular among newly-wed honeymooners. Mussoorie, a hill resort in Doon Valley, is visited by a large number of tourists round the year. Mussoorie, located merely 38 km from Dehradun, offers views of both the Himalayan ranges to the north and the Shivalik hills and plains to the south. This erstwhile aristocratic resort is now a popular hill station and promises a variety of entertainment throughout the year. In addition to pleasant weather, beautiful sights and adventure sports Mussoorie is home to several waterfalls, parks, temples etc. Bhadraj Temple is dedicated to Lord Balbhadra, brother of Shri Krishna. Gun Hill is known for ropeway ride and offers a beautiful view of the Himalayan ranges. Municipal Garden is a picnic spot and has an artificial lake for boating. The Mussoorie Lake is delightful spot where paddle boats are available. It commands an en enchanting view of the Doon Valley. George Everest House is a park estate of Sir George, the first Surveyor-General of India, who had his office and residence here. Mt Everest, the highest peak of the Himalayas, is named after him. Kempty Falls, a picturesque waterfall at an altitude of 4500 ft, looks particularly awesome during the monsoon are fine picnic spots. Surkhanda Devi is an important pilgrimage center.