Prince William and Kate Middleton will visit MalaysiaSingapore, the Solomon Islands and the tiny South Pacific islands of Tuvalu.

The last time a member of the royal family visited Tuvalu was in 1982 when the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were carried through the capital Funafuti in canoes.

Meanwhile, Prince Harry will tour Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas in what will be his first solo tour on behalf of the Queen.

Prince Charles and Camilla will travel to AustraliaCanadaNew Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

The Queen and Philip will not be taking part in the round-the-world jaunt and will stay in the UK for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, instead taking an extensive tour of the country.