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July 12, 2012 04:00 ET

G Adventures Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Petra's Rediscovery with Savings on Three Tours to Jordan

Book by August 15 for Departures to September 30, 2012

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - July 12, 2012) - G Adventures, a leading small-group adventure travel tour operator, is offering 15 percent off three of its popular Jordan tours. The announcement comes in time to visit the stunning archaeological site of Petra as it celebrates the 200th anniversary of its rediscovery this August.

"Jordan is a fascinating country and Petra should be on everyone's list of places to see," says Bruce Poon Tip, G Adventures founder. "We have many travellers expressing interest in visiting Jordan this summer because of this special occasion."

The anniversary marks the 1812 "discovery" of the city by Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt.

Travellers will receive 15 percent off the following tours visiting Petra by using promo code BZ-JOR15:

Egypt & Jordan Adventure (DPJA)

G Adventures' expert local guides and CEOs (Chief Experience Officers - aka tour leaders) will share the archeological and historical secrets of the ancient sites of Petra, Luxor and the Great Pyramids of Giza. The 17-day itinerary out of Cairo costs £1,620pp on select departures.

Cairo to Amman on a Shoestring (DPCA)

Perfect for those short on time but wanting to explore Wadi Rum and the ruins at Petra, this trip keeps costs down with desert camping and beach huts. The nine-day package out of Cairo costs £552pp on select departures.

Highlights of Jordan (DWHJ)

Affordably priced at £595pp, this itinerary has guests overnighting in a Bedouin tent and dining with the locals amidst the dramatic desert scenery of Wadi Rum as well as discovering Petra's fascinating history and thrilling beauty. This eight-day trip is ideal for travellers who are short on time but want to soak up the culture and history of a country that's small in size but big on adventure.

For more information please call 0844 272 2040 or visit www.gadventures.com.

About G Adventures

G Adventures is an adventure-travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small-group tours, safaris and expeditions to more than 100 countries. Powered by an international team of passionate travellers, the award-winning trips embrace authentic accommodation, exotic cuisine and local transport to put travellers on a first-name basis with the planet's people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. The intimate, authentic and sustainable approach to small-group travel introduces travellers to the highlights of a destination while offering the freedom to explore it on their own. Whatever age, interest, ability or budget, G Adventures has a genuine life-changing experience. For more information please visit www.gadventures.com.

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