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Prince William and Kate will come face to face with the royal couple who have been popularly-dubbed the "William and Kate" of the Himalayas when they visit the ancient kingdom of Bhutan in the spring, Kensington Palace announced on Friday.
And the proud parents of two may also get the chance to greet King Jigme, 35, and Queen Jetsun's new baby, which is due next month. The couple recently posed for a stunning photo in the rural east of the mountainous country, showing off the 25-year-old Queen's baby bump.
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The visit also marks the first big solo trip for the parents of two since welcoming Princess Charlotte in May. Both Prince George and Charlotte will stay behind.
This isn't the first royal visit to Bhutan, which is perched between China and India on the Eastern edge of the Himalayan mountains. Prince Charles traveled to the tiny kingdom in 1998 and Prince Andrew visited in 2010.
The announcement came as Kensington Palace also revealed that Prince Harry, 31, is also preparing for an exciting excursion to south Asia with a trip to Nepal.
The former Army captain – who loves adventure – is sure to relish the chance to see around the spectacular, largely mountainous country that also provides the British Army with the Gurkha regiment. Harry served alongside some of the world-famous Nepalese Gurkha soldiers in Afghanistan. "He has huge admiration for the Gurkhas, and it's one reason why he's keen to visit," says a royal source.
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Harry will also see "how the country is rebuilding" following the devastating earthquake that rocked the nation last April, resulting in more than 8,000 casualties. Harry is a royal patrol of Mapaction, a charity that helps humanitarian agencies reach the stricken in devastated areas. The organization has been working in Nepal since the disaster.
The quake also triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 19. Outdoor-loving Harry is unlikely to be going to the country's famous mountain, but he may take part is some trekking.
In May, the prince will head to Orlando, Florida, to lead his Paralympic-style international event for wounded and injured armed forces veterans, the Invictus Games.