Britain's Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh flow into Nairobi on Sunday (26 March) -- their last stop on a 25-thousand mile trip, hailed as the most successful Royal tour ever.
GV RAF VC-10 taxies in
GV Crowd at airport
SV Queen and Prince Philip greeted by President and Mrs Kenyatta and small girl presents bouquet to Queen
SV President Kenyatta and Queen walk past tribal dancers (3 shots)
GV President Kenyatta's residence
SV Kenyatta presents queen with gold chain - places it around her neck
CU Kenyatta presents stools to Queen (2 shots)
SV Prince Philip receives bow and arrow
SCU Queen and Mrs Kenyatta discussing silver bowl
SCU Kenyatta and Queen shake hands
SV Queen and President go into garden
CU Queen with rose
CU Queen and Kenyatta watch
SV Spearmen dancing
CU Queen and Kenyatta
SV Tribal dancers performing
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Background: Britain's Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh flow into Nairobi on Sunday (26 March) -- their last stop on a 25-thousand mile trip, hailed as the most successful Royal tour ever.
During the tour, the Royal couple visited Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the Maldive Islands, the Seychelles and Mauritius.
The Queen spent only four hours in Kenya but in that time fulfilled a hectic round of engagements. After an airport welcome, the Queen and Duke lunched at the residence of President Kenyatta during which there was an exchange of gifts and honours. Then the Queen inspected the President's famous rose garden and watched tribal dancing before returning to the airport for the flight to London.
The Duke of Edinburgh is remaining in Kenya and is holidaying the Lake Rudolph area of Northern Kenya.
SYNOPSIS: Arriving at Nairobi in Kenya on Sunday a British air Force jet, carrying Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, Kenya was the last stop on a tour that has taken the Royal couple through much of South-East Asia, and across the Indian Ocean. President and Mrs. Kenyatta were there to greet the Queen - whose timetable allowed for only a four-hour stop in Nairobi. Brief though the visit was - Kenya turned on a full traditional welcome for the Queen.
Throughout the four-hour stay, tribal dancers were to accompany the Queen.
From the airport, the Royal couple were taken to the residence of the President for lunch, and for an exchange of gifts. During the ceremonies the Queen was invested with Kenya's highest honour, the Order of the Golden Heart.
A set of wooden stools were also presented to the Queen.
For the Duke of Edinburgh a hand-worked bow and a quiver of arrows.
The Queen also had gifts for the Kenyan leader - and she invested him with the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Path.
After the gifts were given and received, President Kenyatta invited the Queen to inspect his now-famous rose garden. The Kenyan leader has a special interest in growing prize roses - and this garden has become well-known among the world's rose growers.
A full pink bloom was chosen for the Queen and she carried it with her as she moved on to watch a further display of tribal dancing.
The Queen left Kenya for home just four hours after landing at Nairobi, but the Duke of Edingburgh is staying for a week - holidaying in the Lake Rudolph area of Northern Kenya.