Ya'lla 'Tees-Off' with golf plans

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Ya'lla Tours USA, a tour operator that specializes in travel to the Middle East, is offering a variety of golf packages for trips to Egypt, Turkey and Morocco.

Travelers who want to play golf and do some sightseeing in Morocco can take advantage of the Tee-Off in Morocco package, a six-night program with prices that start at $2,995 per person, double.

The package features roundtrip air from New York to Casablanca on Royal Air Maroc, with departures from New York on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday.

Also included are hotel accommodations, breakfasts and some other meals, transfers and a day of private touring along with four rounds of golf.

Players can try the links at the Royal Golf Dar es Salaam in Rabat, the Palmeraie Golf Palace in Marrakesh and the Royal El Jadida in El Jadida.

The seven-night Tee-Off in Egypt program starts at $1,725 per person, double, with trips starting in Cairo any day.

The package includes roundtrip air between Cairo and Luxor, as well as hotel accommodations, breakfasts, a day of touring in Cairo, and two half-days of touring in Luxor.

Then there's the golf. The package includes three rounds of golf, and features courses including the Katameya Heights Golf Resort in Cairo, the Dreamland Golf Resort in Giza and the Royal Valley Golf Club in Luxor.

Tee-Off in Turkey, also a seven-night package, offers rates beginning at $1,435 per person, double, with trips originating in Istanbul any day.

Air fare between Istanbul and Antalya is included along with hotel accommodations, all breakfasts and dinners, private touring and four rounds of golf.

Golfers will tee off at the Klassis Resort in Istanbul and the Nobilis Golf Club and Tat Golf Club in Antalya.

Nongolfers can participate in optional tours.

For more information, call (800) 644-1595, or visit the company's Web site at www.yallatours.com.

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