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'It is a chance for Their Royal Highnesses to learn more about India and Bhutan's people, history, current affairs and culture ahead of their forthcoming tour to the two countries, ' a spokesman said of tonight's event. On April 11, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will chitchat with aspiring entrepreneurs to promote Britain overseas, before flying off in a chartered jet to lay a wreath at the India Gate war memorial.

They arrive in India on Saturday, visiting Mumbai in the west and New Delhi in the north, before venturing to Kaziranga in the far north east and then travelling on to Bhutan before returning to visit the Taj Mahal in Rajasthan - where the Prince of Wales and Princess Diana went in 1992.

Just a few days after it was announced that the Duke and Duchess would be travelling to India, "Kate wore a deep blue dress by Indian designer Saloni Lodha for a function in London, hinting perhaps that she'll also rely on the designer's print and colour-filled collection for the upcoming tour", The Sunday Telegraph said. The slum was immortalized in the 2008 film Slumdog Millionaire.

Garden party celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday, where William will make a speech. Private meeting with NGOs working in New Delhi.

The royal father of two did, however, reveal he was looking forward to some warm weather.

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"The Duchess's personal assistant, Natasha Archer, will accompany her on the royal tour, as will her hairdresser Amanda Cook Tucker", the paper said.

This is the first tour the couple will take since there three day tour of NY in December 2014.

In 2011, during the official Royal visit to Canada, Catherine chose to wear red and white, which are the colors of the country's flag.

On the morning of April 14, the duke and duchess head to one of the most attractive and secretive kingdoms in the world, Bhutan. Bhutan's king and queen are often referred to as the "William and Kate of the Himalayas".

William and Kate will be staying at the Taj Mahal hotel while in Mumbai and the royal couple will attend a charity dinner at the same venue where they will meet several well-known faces from the film industry.

Hike to Paro Taktsang, the Tiger's Nest monastery.

Vanessa Coleman

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