Prince William and Duchess Kate touch down in Pakistan for 5-day royal tour

And the royal tour is on! 

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived at Islamabad's Kur Khan airbase in Pakistan late on Monday night to kick off their five-day royal tour of the country. Their visit this week marks the first royal visit since Prince Charles' and Duchess Camilla's turbulent tour in 2006

Queen Elizabeth visited the country for the first time in 1961 and again in 1997, while Princess Diana paid a visit back in 1991 and 1997.

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ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit to Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit to Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Kur Khan airbase ahead of their royal tour of Pakistan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit to Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit to Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit to Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit to Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Kur Khan airbase ahead of their royal tour of Pakistan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit to Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit to Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit to Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive at Kur Khan airbase ahead of their royal tour of Pakistan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit to Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit to Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge smiles as she arrives at Kur Khan airbase with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge ahead of their royal tour of Pakistan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Pakistani Air Force Base Nur Khan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit to Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 14: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive at Kur Khan airbase ahead of their royal tour of Pakistan on October 14, 2019 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
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The duchess looked polished as ever while stepping off a Royal Air Force aircraft in a turquoise Catherine Walker tunic and Rupert Sanderson pumps, while Prince William opted for a navy tie and suit.

The visit has been deemed the "most complex" tour ever for the couple given the various "logistical and security considerations" required during a visit to the country. According to reports, over 1,000 Pakistani policemen will be used to ensure the royals' safety in a "ring of steel."

Kate and William's visit this week will include visits to Islamabad, Lahore and "the rugged border regions to the West." The parents of three will also pay particular attention to organizations dedicated to education and the empowerment of young girls, as well as understanding how the country is working to combat climate change. 

For more details on the tour, watch the video above! 

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Royal family in Pakistan over the years
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Queen Elizabeth II arrives at a luncheon given by the Governor of Peshawar during a Commonwealth visit to Pakistan, 4th February 1961. (Photo by Haber/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
PAKISTAN - MARCH 17: Queen Elisabeth And Pakistan President Muhammad Ayub Khan In Lahore In February 1961. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II attends the governor of East Pakistan's dinner at Dacca during a royal tour, 15th February 1961. (Photo by Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
PAKISTAN - FEBRUARY 08: On February 8,1961, on an official trip to Pakistan, the Queen of England, Elizabeth II visits the passage of Khyber which separates Afghanistan from Pakistan between the Hindu-Kuch mountains. She is accompanied by the Governor of West Pakistan, Malik Amir Mohammed KHAN (in the turban), and by the duke of Edinburgh. In the foreground are Pakistani border guards. The direct road from Kaboul, in Afghanistan, to India goes through this 2 mile wide passage. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at an Army dinner in Lahore, Pakistan, during a royal tour, 11th February 1961. (Photo by Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
PAKISTAN - FEBRUARY 13: On February 13, 1961, during an official trip to Lahore (West Pakistan), the Queen of England visits the Badshahi Masjid mosque accompanied by Malik Amir Mohammed KHAN (on right). (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN - FEBRUARY 6: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh are greeted at the airport by President Ayub Khan on February 6, 1961 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN - FEBRUARY 6: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh are greeted at the airport by President Ayub Khan on February 6, 1961 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II waves as she is driven through the streets of Karachi in an open topped car, during her 1961 visit to Pakistan. (Photo by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
PAKISTAN - FEBRUARY 01: Pakistan, Karachi. Hm The Queen Elizabeth Arriving At The State Banquet With The President Ayub Khan In February 1961. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
1st February 1961: President Ayub Khan of Pakistan assists Queen Elizabeth II down the steps to the lawn of his Karachi residence, where she was attending a State Banquet in her honour with Prince Philip, as part of their 16 day tour of Pakistan. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
The Queen outside the Badshhi Mosque in Lahore during her 1961 State visit to Pakistan. (Photo by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 1991: Diana, Princess of Wales wears a Catherine Walker sarong style evening dress in pink chiffon in October 1991 during her visit to Pakistan. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
LAHORE - OCTOBER 15: Princess Diana, Princess of Wales, wearing a Catherine Walker dress, attends a reception in her honour on October 15, 1991 in Lahore, Pakistan. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Princess Diana visits Pakistan in September 1991. Princess Diana is pictured during a visit to the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore Picture taken 29th September 1991. (Photo by Kent Gavin/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
The Princess of Wales, Princess Diana visits Islamabad, Pakistan in September 1991. Picture taken 25th September 1991. (Photo by Kent Gavin/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
LAHORE, PAKISTAN - SEPTEMBER 25: Diana, Princess of Wales covers her head with a shawl as she visits the Badshai Mosque on September 25, 1991 in Lahore, Pakistan. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
NOOPUR SHANAN, PAKISTAN - SEPTEMBER 24: Princess Diana visiting a welfare centre in Noopur Shanan. (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
Princess Diana (1961 - 1997) on a visit to the Chitral Scouts, near Peshawar, Pakistan, September 1991. (Photo by Jayne Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)
THE QUEEN AND PAKISTANI PRESIDENT FAROOQ LEGHARI (NOT VISIBLE) INSPECT THE GUARD OF HONOUR, DRAWN FROM THE PAKISTANI ARMY AND NAVY, AT THE PRESIDENT'S PALACE AFTER HER ARRIVAL IN ISLAMABAD. THE QUEEN AND DUKE ARE IN PAKISTAN FOR A FOUR DAY VISIT. (Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
The Queen with Shahbaz Sharif Chief Minister of the Punjab, recieves a warm and colourful welcome at Lahore airport, where she landed after spending the day in Karachi. The Queen was on her third day touring Pakistan. (Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
KARACHI, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 09: The Queen At A Reception & Lunch Hosted By The Governor Of Sindh Karachi, Pakistan (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
LAHORE FORT, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 09: The Queen At A Dinner Hosted By The Prime Minister At Lahore Fort, Pakistan (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
Visiting British Queen Elizabeth II speaks at a banquet hosted by the President of Pakistan Farooq Leghari (R) in her honour at the presidency, here 07 October. The Queen lauded Princess Diana's humanitarian work in Pakistan and expressed thanks to Pakistanis for sharing Britain's grief of the recent tragic death of the princess. (Photo by SAEED KHAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - OCTOBER 08: The Queen And Prince Philip Meeting The South African Cricket Team At Rawalpindi Cricket Club, Islamabad, Pakistan (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II wearing a headscarf, while on tour of the Shah Faisal Mosque in Islamabad. The Queen and Prince Philip are on a four-day trip to Pakistan. (Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
From left, the Aga Khan, Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, during a visit to the village of Nansoq in northern Pakistan. (Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, arrive at Skardu airfield in northern Pakistan. (Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, (left) watches as Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, wears a hat given to her as a present from the villagers of Nansoq in northern Pakistan. (Photo by John Stillwell - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales with the Aga Khan on a visit to the mountain village of Altit in the Karokoram Mountains. (Photo by © Pool Photograph/Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall with the Aga Khan on a visit to the mountain village of Nansok in the Karokoram Mountains. (Photo by © Pool Photograph/Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Pakistan.Visit To The Altit Village In Skardu. . (Photo by POOL - Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Pakistan.Visit To The Nansoq Organic Village In Skardu, Pakistan, Accompanied By The Aga Khan. (Photo by POOL - Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Pakistan.Visit To Skardu. . (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall wearing a shalwar kameez and dupatta (headscarf) , visit the Badshani Mosque in Lahore. (Photo by © Pool Photograph/Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Pakistan.Visit To The Gurdwara Of Arjan Dev Sikh Temple In Lahore. (Photo by POOL - Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Pakistan.Visit To The Gurdwara Of Arjan Dev Sikh Temple In Lahore. . (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Pakistan.Visit To The Badshai Mosque In Lahore. . (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
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