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Photos: Will and Kate are having a great time on their first royal trip to India

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Prince William and Kate, the duke and duchess of Cambridge, are on their first official trip to India.

From meeting prime minister Narendra Modi in capital city New Delhi and attending a reception with Indian film actors in Mumbai, to a forest safari in Assam, the couple has had a packed schedule for the five-day trip that started on April 10.

Here are some scenes from the couple’s first royal trip in two years:

On the first day of their trip, the duke and duchess visited a slum in Mumbai and played a game of football with the children there.

Britain's Prince William plays with a football as his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, watches during their visit to a slum in Mumbai, India, April 10, 2016.
Prince William plays with a football as Kate watches during their visit to a slum in Mumbai on Apr. 10, 2016. (Reuters/Shailesh Andrade)

Later in the day, the couple participated in a charity cricket match in Mumbai.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (C), is watched by former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar (R) as she and Britain's Prince William play a game of cricket with Indian children, who are beneficiaries of NGOs, at the Oval Maidan in Mumbai April 10, 2016.
A game of cricket with Indian children at the Oval Maidan in Mumbai. (Reuters/Indranil Mukherjee)

William and Kate attended a party in New Delhi held in honor of the Queen of England’s upcoming 90th birthday. The event was attended by over 2,000 guests, including Indian politicians.

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, cut a cake to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday at the British High Commission in New Delhi, India, April 11, 2016.
A celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday at the British High Commission in New Delhi on Apr. 11, 2016. (Reuters/Vijay Verma)

One of the most talked-about events during the trip was a gala dinner in Mumbai, which raised funds for children’s charities in India. The dinner was attended by Bollywood actors and cricketers, among others.

Britain's Prince William shakes hands with Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan at reception at Taj hotel in Mumbai, India, Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Prince William shakes hands with Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel on Apr. 10. (Reuters/Rafiq Maqbool/Pool - RTX29BXU)

The royal couple also visited a tech event in Mumbai on Apr. 11, where they met several young entrepreneurs and heard their pitches. They tested out a machine that makes dosas (rice pancakes), and the prince tried his hand at a racing-car simulator.

Britain's Prince William, right, eats a "dosa" or a rice pancake as his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, watches during an event on young entrepreneurs in Mumbai, India, April 11, 2016.  The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a weeklong visit to India, their first royal tour in two years.
Prince William eats a dosa. (Danish Siddiqui/Pool Photo via AP)

The couple visited the Kaziranga National Park, a world heritage site, in the eastern Indian state of Assam. The sanctuary hosts two-thirds of the world’s greater one-horned rhinoceroses, which is listed as “vulnerable” by conservation groups. After a safari through the forest, the two spent some time at a nearby village.

Britain's Prince Charles, right, and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, feed a baby elephants at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), at Panbari reserve forest in Kaziranga, in the north-eastern state of Assam, India, April 13, 2016. Prince William and his wife, Kate, planned their visit to Kaziranga specifically to focus global attention on conservation. The 480-square-kilometer (185-square-mile) grassland park is home to the world's largest population of rare, one-horned rhinos as well as other endangered species including swamp deer and the Hoolock gibbon.
Prince William and Kate feed baby elephants at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation at Panbari reserve forest in Kaziranga. (Adnan Abidi/ Pool photo via AP)
Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge give finishing touch of paint on a statue of elephant at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) at Panbari reserve forest in Kaziranga, east of Gauhati, northeastern Assam state, India, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The royal couple spent several hours at the Kaziranga National Park in hopes of drawing attention to the plight of endangered animals, including the park's 2,200-population of a rare, one-horned rhinos.
Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate put a finishing touch of paint on an elephant statue. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
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