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On tour: William and Kate's Indian adventure

On tour: William and Kate's Indian adventure

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Text: Faizal Dahlawia


Image: Reuters

Whether it's batting a cricket ball or feeding baby elephants, the royal couple is touring India with grace and style. Buro 24/7 Middle East has the details...

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge aka Kate Middleton, are in the midst of their first official visit to India. The royal couple touched down in Mumbai on April 10 to start their week-long tour of the country, whilst strengthening ties between the two countries. 

The packed schedule includes a batting session with cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, a royal lunch hosted by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a visit to the ancient Banganga Water Tank, a safari through the Kaziranga National Park, performances of the traditional Bihu dance as well as feeding of baby elephants at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation at Panbari's Reserve Forest.

Next on the itinerary will be visits to Agra, home to the stunning Taj Mahal as well as a trip to Bhutan for a visit to the 'Himalayan Will and Kate', with King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema.

Go on tour with William and Kate here...

Walking during their visit to Gandhi Smriti in New Delhi

With India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House in New Delhi

A visit to the historic Banganga water tank in Mumbai

With dancers who performed traditional Bihu dance in Assam

Visiting a village tea garden in Kaziranga in Assam

Visiting the Mark Shand Foundation at Kaziranga National Park

Prince William greets a Bihu dancer after their performance at a tourist lodge in Kaziranga

On a safari at Kaziranga National Park

On a safari at Kaziranga National Park

On a safari at Kaziranga National Park

Feeding baby elephants at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation at Panbari reserve

A visit to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation at Panbari reserve

Playing a game of cricket with Indian children who are beneficiaries of NGOs at the Oval Maidan in Mumbai

Visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra

The royal Indian tour is set to last until April 16. Stay connected with Buro 24/7 Middle East for more updates on their holiday.

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