The King and Queen, as well as other senior members of the Royal Family including the Prince and Princess of Wales, are said to be readying themselves for two years of worldwide tours in a bid "to keep Commonwealth intact", in a "soft democracy" blitz.
While it is understood that the monarch will prioritise visits to key nations such as Australia, New Zealand and a number of Commonwealth realms in the Caribbean, there are a number of countries that will also be high on the agenda such as India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Prince William and Kate are central to these plans and will travel on a number of important tours over the coming two years in what has been described as a way to "extend the hand of friendship and support."
The couple's last trip was to the Caribbean and was met with criticism so soon after Barbados had removed the late Queen as their head of state and became a republic.
Since his accession, the King has only made one state visit to Germany in March. He was due to visit France at the same time, but this was called off after the riots. This is now thought to have been rescheduled for later this year.
As well as this, the King is expected to visit Samoa when it hosts the annual Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting. Also on the agenda is a reported trip to Kenya, according to The Mail on Sunday.
Even though Kenya does not recognise the monarch as head of state it is thought to be an important part of the Commonwealth and was famously where Princess Elizabeth was in 1952 when she found out she had succeeded her father, King George VI.
The Prince and Princess of Wales will also play a key role as they will be called on to represent Their Majesties in less vital Commonwealth nations.
With one visit already confirmed – to Singapore in the autumn for Prince William's third annual Earthshot Prize Awards ceremony – the couple will surely have a long list of trips to make in the coming two years.
It is as of yet unconfirmed whether Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis will join their parents on any of the tours as they will be at school.
Prince George previously joined his parents on their tour of Australia and New Zealand in 2014 and later both he and Princess Charlotte visited Canada in 2016, as well as Poland and Germany in 2017.
The King has already opened discussions with his chief advisers over visits to major Commonwealth countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Canada “as soon as possible”.
He has also raised the importance of visiting the 14 other nations and approaching any visits to the Caribbean with sensitivity owing to ongoing decisions about wanting independence.
Royal sources have revealed the monarch is “acutely aware” that his accession to the throne comes at a time of unrest across many realms as they assess whether or not they wish to follow Barbados' example and become republics.
Sources previously told The Mirror that the senior royals could undertake as many trips as the late Queen packed in during the 1970s, with a total of 52 Commonwealth visits and 21 trips to other countries to mark her Silver Jubilee.
A Royal source said: “The King and his family are keen to hit the ground running in these crucial first few months and years of his reign.
"He certainly wants to carry on the long-held mantra from his late mother of being seen to be believed, and is very keen to get out and meet as many people as possible.”
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