Beloved Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to kick off their tour to India and Bhutan, however without their children.
On the seven-day tour Kate and William are to stay in the five-star Taj Mahal Palace.
It is reported that this is their second big tour representing the British Crown. The first visit was to Australia in April 2014.
But as that tour was characterized by a touch of informality, this one is full of expectations, official and formal ceremonies – and inevitably considerable comparison with the trip that William’s parents took in 1992, during which the frayed state of their marriage became publicly obvious, foreign media reports.