2019 & 2021 Consolidated Tours
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1714 Olive Road Augusta, GA 30903
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Good Shepherd Baptist Church
1714 Olive Road
Augusta, GA 30903
Phone: 706-733-0341
Fax 706-667-0205

2019 & 2021 Consolidated Tours

Tour Planned and Operated by:
CONSOLIDATED TOURS ORG. INC
1675 Virginia Avenue, Suite 200
Atlanta, Georgia 30337-2845
Tel: 1-800-554-4556 or 404-767-2727 Fax: 404-766-4520
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

AIR TRANSPORTATION

Economy class jet connecting IATA and ATC carriers. Airfare is based on SUPER APEX 6-21 days plus domestic add-on fares where applicable. Airfares are based on September 2017 rates and are subject to change without prior notice.

BAGGAGE

Limited to one normal size suitcase. the weight of which should not exceed 50 pounds. Flight bags. cosmetic bags, briefcases, and camera cases remain in the personal care of tour members and are not included in the 50 pounds.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Superior First Class Hotels; two persons sharing a twin bedroom with private bath.
A limited number of single rooms are available at $900.00 supplemental cost. Confirmation required before departure.

MEALS PER DAY

Full breakfast and dinner daily.

SIGHTSEEING

As detailed in the itinerary, using comfortable and convenient transportation. English speaking government licensed guide. All entrance fees are included when applicable to specified sites.

TIPS

Tips associated with po11erage at the hotels, meal gratuities. GUIDES and DRIVERS rendering services totaling $125.00 are included.

TAXES

Service charges as imposed by lodging facilities. taxes by local administrations and government authorities on lodging are included on all services rendered to the group. Airport taxes, fuel surcharge and international border taxes where applicable abroad totaling $400.00 are included in the price of the tour and subject to change without prior notice; passengers will be billed for the difference if any at the time of travel.

THE TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

Expense of passports, visa fees, laundry, wines, liquors, mineral water, lunches and after supper coffee or tea or items not found on the menu, excessive baggage expenses, and all items of a personal nature, plus those not listed as being included in the tour price.

BOOKING AND CONDITIONS

Deposit and payment. A deposit of $300.00 per person is required at the time of booking. Final payment must be made no later than 60 days prior to departure.

CANCELLATIONS

Cancellations must be made in writing. Cancellations made up to 60 days prior to departure, refunds will be made less $100.00 per person administrative fee. Cancellations made 59-36 days prior to departure will be subject to $300.00 per person administrative fee. Cancellations received 35 days or less prior to departure have to pay a charge equivalent to 75% of the cost of the basic tour from the Gateway City. NO SHOW NO REFUND. Cancellation charges with medical reasons certified by a hospital and accepted by the airlines and suppliers will only be made based on refunds from suppliers and less $300.00 per person administrative fee. TRAVEL PROTECTION IS HIGHLY SUGGESTED. No refunds for services or sightseeing rendered and not used by tour members. In the event departure does not reach the minimum required number prior to departure.

Consolidated Tours Org. Inc. RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL, withdraw or change the tour in whole or in part at any time in the event a change is deemed necessary by CTO, Inc. The sole obligation of CTO, Inc. is to refund payments received in connection herewith if not acceptable to tour members.

NOTE: To eliminate constant tipping by individual tour members after each meal and bus tour, etc., we have included the tips in the selling price. Saving time and confusion over when and how much to tip. Departure and airport taxes are included in the selling price.

RESPONSIBILITY

Consolidated Tours Org. Inc. (CTO) and their Agents assume no liability or responsibility for any injuries or loss of property, accident, delay, changes in schedule or itinerary or incidental damages, occasioned by circumstances beyond the control of CTO, Inc. or by any person or reason whatsoever, including but not limited to default or omission of and by any third party providing services or facilities related to or included in this tour or any part thereof or in arranging for same. The IATA carriers, steamship firms and other transportation companies whose services are featured in these tours are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time the passengers are not on board their respective conveyance. The passage contract in use by these companies, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the companies and the purchaser of these tours and/or passenger and CTO, Inc. assumes no liability or responsibility in connection therewith.

PARTICIPATING AIR CARRIERS

The services of any IATA and/or ATC air carrier may be used for the air portion of these tours.
NOTE: Tour conditions and airfares subject to governmental. IATA, A TC, and airline regulation requirements in effect at the date of and during the tour.
NOTE: Itinerary subject to variance contingent upon religious holidays, the weather and other factors. All sites indicated will be visited, but not necessarily in sequence shown.

REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAVEL

PASSPORT - American citizens traveling abroad must have a valid passport. Apply at your nearest passport office or clerk of superior court immediately. Non-American citizens need to check with CTO for requirements.
VISA: EGYPT -A visa is required. CTO will obtain a group for visa for all US Citizens. All non US citizens, please check with CTO requirements. Visa fee is included.
DUBAI -None.
VACCINATION: None at this time.

ITINERARY

Day 1: 1HE BEGINNING OF OUR EXPLORING TOUR Leave Atlanta to New York JFK in time to connect with Egypt Air non stop jet service to Cairo, Egypt. Meals will be served on board.

Day 2: INTO THE LAND OF THE PHARAOHS Arrival in Cairo. You will be met and transferred to you hotel.

Day 3: MEMPHIS/ SAKKARA/ OLD CAIRO Morning tour to Memphis and Sakkara. Located 20 miles southwest of Cairo, Memphis was one of the most important cities through the history of ancient Egypt and was once the capital of Egypt. Sakkara's Step Pyramids are the oldest in existence and are the world's first stone tombs. This afternoon tour Old Cairo. Stop at the Khan el Khalili Bazaar where time will be allowed to browse and shop. Return to your hotel.

Day 4: 1HE GRAND EGYPTIAN MUSEUM/ GIZA This morning visit the Grand Egyptian Museum with its renowned collection of well­preserved pharoanic antiquities. The Grand Museum contains the world's most important collection of Egyptian antiquities, dating from the earliest times to about 6th century AD. The collection includes some of the artistic masterpieces of the world, including the treasures of Tut-Ankh-Amon. Proceed to Giza. Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the pyramids of Khufu, Kafara and Menkara and Heremakhet (the Sphinx). Return to your hotel.

Tour Planned and Operated by:
CONSOLIDATED TOURS ORG. INC
5665 New Northside Drive, Suite 150
Atlanta, Georgia 30328
Tel: 404-767-2727
Fax:404-766-4520
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

AIR TRANSPORTATION

Economy class jet connecting IA TA and ATC carriers. Airfare is ba!.ed on SUPER APEX 6-21 days plus domestic add-on fares where applicable. Airfares are based on May 2019 rates and are subject to change without prior notice.

BAGGAGE

Limited to one normal size suitcase, the weight of which should not exceed 50 pounds. Flight bags, cosmetic bags, briefcases, and camera cases remain in the personal care of tour members and are not included in the 50 pounds.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Superior First Class Hotels, two persons sharing a twin bedroom with private bath.
A limited number of single rooms are available at $975.00 supplemental cost. Confirmation required before departure.

MEALS

TWO MEALS PER DAY: Full breakfast and Table d'Hote for dinner daily in hotels. THREE MEALS PER DAY ON THE CRUISE.

SIGHTSEEING

As detailed in the itinerary, using comfortable and convenient transportation. English speaking government licensed guide. All entrance fees are included when applicable to specified sites.

TIPS

Tips associated with porterage at the hotels, meal gratuities, GUIDES and DRIVERS rendering services TOTALING $110.00 are included.

TAXES

Service charges as imposed by lodging facilities, taxes by local administrations and government authorities on lodging are included on all services rendered to the group. Airport taxes, and fuel surcharge totaling $665.00 are included in the price of the tour and are subject to change without prior notice. You will be billed for this amount in your final invoice.

THE TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

Expense of passports, laundry, wines, liquors, mineral water, lunches and after supper coffee or tea or items not found on the menu, excessive baggage expenses, and all items of a personal nature, plus those not listed as being included in the tour price.

BOOKING AND CONDITIONS

Deposit and payment. A deposit of $300.00 per person is required at the time of booking. Final payment must be made no later than 60 days prior to departure.

CANCELLATIONS

Cancellations must be made in writing. Cancellations made up to 60 days prior to departure, refunds will be made less $100.00 per person administrative fee. Cancellations made 59-35 days prior to departure will be subject · to $300.00 per person administrative fee. Cancellations received 35 days or less prior to departure have to pay a charge equivalent to 75% of the cost of the basic tour from the Gateway City. NO SHOW NO REFUNDS. Cancellation charges with medical reasons certified by a hospital and accepted by the airlines and suppliers will only be made based on refunds from suppliers and less $300.00 per person administrative fee. TRAVEL PROTECTION IS IDGHLY SUGGESTED. No refunds for services or sightseeing rendered and not used by tour members.

Consolidated Tours Org. Inc. RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL, withdraw or change the tour in whole or in part at any time in the event a change is deemed necessary by CTO, Inc. The sole obligation of CTO, Inc. is to refund payments received in connection herewith if not acceptable to tour members.

RESPONSIBILITY

Consolidated Tours Org. Inc. (CTO), and their Agents assume no liability or responsibility for any injuries or loss of property, accident, delay, changes in schedule or itinerary or incidental damages, occasioned by circumstances beyond the control of CTO, Inc. or by any person or reason whatsoever, including but not limited to default or omission of and by any third party providing services or facilities related to or included in this tour or any part thereof or in arranging for same. The IA TA carriers, steamship firms and other transportation companies whose services are featured in these tours are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time the passengers are not on board their respective conveyance. The passage contract in use by these companies, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the companies and the purchaser of these tours and/or passenger and CTO, Inc. assumes no liability or responsibility in connection therewith.

REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAVEL

PASSPORT - American citizens traveling abroad must have a valid passport. Apply at your nearest passport office or clerk of superior court immediately. Non-American citizens need to check with CTO for requirements.
VISA: EGYPT -A visa is required. CTO will obtain a group for visa for all US Citizens. All non US citizens, please check with CTO requirements. Visa fee is included.
DUBAI -None.
VACCINATION: None at this time

ITINERARY

Day 1: THE BEGINNING OF OUR EXPLORING TOUR Leave Atlanta to New York JFK in time to connect with Egypt Air non stop jet service to Cairo, Egypt. Meals will be served on board.

Day 2: INTO THE LAND OF THE PHARAOHS Arrival in Cairo. You will be met and transferred to you hotel.

Day 3: MEMPHIS/ SAKKARA/ OLD CAIRO Morning tour to Memphis and Sakkara. Located 20 miles southwest of Cairo, Memphis was one of the most important cities through the history of ancient Egypt and was once the capital of Egypt. Sakkara's Step Pyramids are the oldest in existence and are the world's first stone tombs. This afternoon tour Old Cairo. Stop at the Khan el Khalili Bazaar where time will be allowed to browse and shop. Return to your hotel.

Day 4: THE GRAND EGYPTIAN MUSEUM/ GIZA This morning visit the Grand Egyptian Museum with its renowned collection of well­preserved pharoanic antiquities. The Grand Museum contains the world's most important collection of Egyptian antiquities, dating from the earliest times to about 6th century AD. The collection includes some of the artistic masterpieces of the world, including the treasures of Tut-Ankh-Amon. Proceed to Giza. Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the pyramids of Khufu, Kafara and Menkara and Heremakhet (the Sphinx). Return to your hotel.

Day 5: CAIRO/ LUXOR Transfer to the airport for your short flight to Luxor, upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your Ship. WASET (LUXOR OR 1HEBES)/IPET ISUf (KARNAK) & SOUTHERN IPET (LUXOR) TEMPLES Visit the Avenue of the Sphinxes at Ipet Isut (Karnak). View the gorgeous Hypostyle Hall, the Tekenu (obelisks) of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Sacred Lake. Continue to the Southern Ipet (Temple of Luxor). Visit the White Chapel, Temple of Khonsu and Mout and the Temple of Amon. Return to your Ship for dinner and overnight in Luxor. EGYPTIAN FOLKLORIC SHOW AND BELLY DANCE.

Day 6: WASET (THEBES) VALLEY OF THE KINGS, QUEENS AND NOBLES/ ASA RESTORATION/ TOMB OF KARAKHAMUN / COLOSSI OF MEMNON Morning visit the Necropolis of Thebes on the West Bank. Drive to visit the Valley of the Kings, visit three tombs of your choice in the Valley of the Kings, as Seti I, and Ramses VI. Continue to the Temple of Queen Hatshcpsut and continue to vist the Asa restoration and the excavation of the tomb of Karakhamun. Continue to the Colossi of Memnon. Return to your Ship and Sail to Esna while enjoying lunch on board. CAPTAIN'S WELCOME COCKTAIL DINNER ON BOARD. DISCO & MUSIC IN THE EVENING. OVERNIGHT IN ESNA.

Day 7: Sail early morning to EDFU EDFU (THE TEMPLE OF HERU [HORUS]) Visit the Temple of Heru (Horus) which was excavated by Mariette and is one of the best preserved in KMT.
SAIL TO KOMOMBO (THE TEMPLE OF SODEK) Lunch will be served while sailing. Upon docking in Komombo. Visit the Temple on the hill, which you see long before you arrive in Komombo, It is the Temple, with a double dedication to the Crocodile-head Sobek and the Sparrow­headed Haroeris. In the middle of the temple area, a sanctuary was built for each of these divinities. Double entrances lead through the pylons to the court, vestibule, pillared hall and the three antechambers to the Sanctuaries of the Gods. Return to your ship for dinner and overnight. EGYPTIAN GALABYA PARTY.

Day 8: Sail early morning to ASWAN.
THE HIGH DAM/PILAK (PHILAE) TEMPLE & UNFINISHED TEKENU (OBELISK) OF HATSHEPSUT/ROCK TOMBS OF THE NOBLES This morning visit Pilak (Philae). After the completion of the lower Aswan Dam, the Temple of Aset on the Island of Philae was covered by the waters of the Nile for most of the year. When the flood gates of the dam were opened from July to November, the resulting drop in water level was such that the temple rose up out of the waters. In the recent past, all monuments on the Island of Philae were transferred to the small island of Agilkia nearby and rebuilt there. Visit the Temple, the oldest parts of which date from the 4th century BC. Ptolemies and Romans added to the Temple over the years until the 2nd century AD. Other buildings are Het Heru (Hathor Temple), Hadrian's Pylon, Horendotes Temple, the remains of the Temple of Augustus, and the lovely and famous Kiosk of Trajan. Continue to the High Dam which rises up on a colossal scale. The Pyramid of Kufu could be lost 17 times over in this modem marvel. Visit the Red Granite Quarries where the ancients obtained their fine reddish granite. See the unfinished tekenu (obelisk) of Queen Hatshepsut, had it been completed, it would have been the largest ever hewn. In the afternoon, visit a NUBIAN VILLAGE or Rock Tombs of the Nobles which date from the Middle Kingdom. Return to your Ship for dinner and overnight. Tonight time is at leisure to shop in Aswan and enjoy the city.

Day 9: ASWAN/ABU SIMBEL (fHE TEMPLE OF RAMSES Il)ASWAN/ CAIRO Morning desimbark and transfer to the sirport for a short flight to Abu Simbel which is situated on the West bank of the Hapi, 180 miles south of Aswan and some 27 miles north of Wadi Haifa. There lies the Great Temple, hewn in the rock, with the four colossal seated statues of the King in front of the entrance. It was dedicated to Amun-Ra, the Horlchti, and Ramses II. The figures are 65 ½ feet high and wear the double crown. Nearby, to the north, is a second temple, also built by Ramses II, and dedicated to Nefertari, the King's wife. The temples, which were threatened by the waters on the completion of the Aswan High Dam have been preserved by international action organized by UNESCO. The m(!st important parts of the temples (statues, inscribed slabs, etc) have been rebuilt on a plateau above the former site. Return to Aswan to connect with your flight to Cairo. Transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 10: CAIRO/ DUBAI Transfer to the airport for your flight to Dubai. Upon arrival you will be assisted and transferred to your hotel.

Day 11: ABU DHABI TOUR After breakfast, drive to Abu Dhabi. We will visit the Sheik Zayed Mosque. This architectural work of art is one of the world's largest mosques, with a capacity for an astonishing 40,000 worshippers. It features 82 domes, over a 1,000 columns, 24 carat gold glided chandeliers and the world's largest hand knotted carpet (proper attire is required). After visiting the mosque, we will continue to the Emirates Palace. Return to Dubai for dinner and overnight.

Day 12: DESERT SAFARI TOUR Morning at leisure to shop. There will be transportation to and from the Dubai Mall. This mall has over I 000 shops. This afternoon, we will drive to the dunes for a safari BBQ dinner with a show that includes a Moroccan dancer and a belly dancer. After dinner, return to your hotel for overnight.

Day 13: Shop till you drop'! Dubai is one of the world's best-known Shoppers' Paradise. Indulge yourself ... Your shopping tour takes you to fine shopping malls like Bur Juman, Al Ghurair and Deira City Center. If you are looking for the best buy in Electronic goods, Al Fahidi Street is the place. Naif Souk presents a plethora of colorful textiles, where you may perhaps strike a good bargain. Dubai is rightly called the 'City of Gold'. Visit the Gold Souk! Take a good look at the impressive range of local and international designs. They aren't selling at the price of peanuts, but you can buy quality stuff at competitive, tax-free rates. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 14: DUBAI/ CAIRO/ NEW YORK / ATLANTA Transfer to the airport for your flight to New York arrive in 1he afternoon local time. Then we will continue with our flight from New York home to Atlanta.