Photo gallery: Royal couple arrives in Singapore for 3-day tour
LATEST 4.04PM - The crowd goes crazy and cheers as the royal couple arrives at Raffles Hotel.
|3.49PM||Prince William and wife Catherine have left the Botanic Gardens for their hotel. The duchess was dressed in a beautiful pale pink coat dress with orchid prints. She emerged with a bouquet of the orchids that were named after the royal couple.|
|3.29PM||The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived at the Singapore Botanic Gardens - the first stop of their three-day visit here. The royal couple were ushered to the National Orchid Garden where an orchid will be named after them.|
|3.12PM||Fans have begun to gather outside the Raffles Hotel, awaiting the arrival of William and Kate. Many did not know that the royal couple were going to arrive and were simply visiting the historic hotel.|
|3.03PM||It's a really hot day. NParks and British High Commission officers are passing reporters and cameramen safari hats and bottled water.|
|2.45PM||The royal couple boards a green Jaguar car upon arrival at the changi airport VIP complex at about 2:45pm. They are received by Dr Maliki Osman and his wife.|
|9.30AM||Fans of Will and Kate begin gathering at the Botanic Gardens, which is the first stop on the royal couple's tour in Singapore.|
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived at the Singapore Botanic Gardens - the first stop of their three-day visit here.
They were dropped off at the burkhill hall entrance.
The Duchess is dressed in a pale Jenny Peckham pink coat dress with orchid prints on the front.
The royal couple were ushered to the national orchid garden where an orchid will be named after them.
National Parks Board CEO Poon Hong Yuen will present them with the Vanda William Catherine - a free-flowering orchid hybrid that is white and purple in colour.
They will also see the Dendrobium Memoria Princess Diana, an orchid named after the late princess Diana, and the dendrobium Queen Elizabeth II.
To see pictures of the couple's trip, visit our Facebook album.