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

Travellers must book by August 15, 2012 for departures through September 30, 2012.

Toronto, Canada, June 27, 2012 --( G Adventures, a leading small-group adventure travel tour operator, is offering 15 per cent off three of its popular Jordan tours. The announcement comes in time to visit the stunning archaeological site of Petra, which will celebrate 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 seen many travellers express interest in visiting Jordan this summer because of the special occasion.”

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

Travellers will receive 15 per cent off the following tours that explore Petra with 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 $1,870 CAD per person 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 $1020 CAD per person on select departures.

Highlights of Jordan (DWHJ)
Affordably priced at $1105 CAD per person, this program will have guests overnighting in a Bedouin tent and dining with the locals amidst the dramatic desert scenery of Wadi Rum. Petra's fascinating history and thrilling beauty will be unveiled. This eight-day trip is ideal for the traveller who is short on time but wants to soak up the culture and history of a country that's small in size but big in adventure.

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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
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Timothy Chan
416-260-0999, ex. 1353

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