What We Know About Prince Charles And Camilla Parker Bowles' Upcoming Travels

International royal tours have been on pause ever since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. However, royal spectators finally have something to look forward to as it has been announced that Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles are to embark on a trip to the Middle East in November 2021.

"At the request of the British Government, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and The Arab Republic of Egypt from 16th – 19th November," a post uploaded to the official Clarence House Instagram account read.

Alongside images of Charles and Camilla during previous royal visits to Jordan in 2013 and Egypt in 2006, the caption went on to reveal that the senior royals' upcoming tour of the Middle East would "focus on the climate crisis" and "explore how leaders can implement commitments" following the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). 

The Instagram post continued, "Their Royal Highnesses will visit Jordan in the year that marks both Jordan's own centenary and 100 years of the UK-Jordan bilateral relationship. The Royal visit to Egypt will highlight the country's close relationship with the UK, and will provide an opportunity to demonstrate Egypt's growing commitment to protecting the environment."

But, what exactly do the future king and queen have planned during their upcoming Middle Eastern tour? Well, the pair's schedule has been revealed and it appears the couple won't be having any down time. 

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall have a busy Middle Eastern itinerary

According to the BBC, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will also aim to highlight the importance of girls' education during their Middle Eastern royal tour, which will include visits to religious sites in a bid to promote tolerance between different faiths and cultures. Meanwhile, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles will also recognize Jordan's acceptance of Palestinian and Syrian refugees, and the royal pair will also take part in a showcase of monuments, including a reception that will overlook the ancient Egyptian pyramids.

Per Hello!, the royal duo will meet with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi and First Lady Entissar Amer during their scheduled November tour, as well as the Grand Imam of Egypt, and King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan. 

"The Duchess will see the work undertaken by Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan to protect vulnerable children and mothers, as well as educate parents about child protecting and safeguarding," an official Clarence House statement revealed. "Her Royal Highness will also visit educational programmes for teenagers and young women no longer in formal schooling, and will participate in a Women of the World event that promotes the empowerment of women from all walks of life," the statement concluded.