Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry reveal what Archie got up to during his first day in South Africa

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex landed in South Africa on Monday morning with four-month-old Archie and kicked off their first day of ten, with a visit to a Justice Desk Initiative in the township of Nyanga and even busted out a few dance moves.

And while locals and royal fans were delighted to meet and greet Harry and Meghan at their second engagement of the day, a visit to The District Six Museum, they were understandably curious to know where little Archie was, who was noticeably absent from the day’s engagements.

During a walkabout before their visit to District Six, Meghan and Harry where asked by former resident Somaya Ebrahim where the young royal was, to which Harry replied, “He’s sleeping.”

He later told another resident that the long flight had tired his son out saying, “He’s not grouchy, just exhausted.”

According to Hello! Harry also joked Archie was already impressed by his new surroundings telling Cape Town locals that his son had been mesmerised by the local landmark Table Mountain.

“He was staring out the window as we flew in… looking at Table Mountain,” Harry revealed.

Talking to royal commentator Omid Scobie for, a close source shared, “Everyone arrived well-rested and full of energy.

“Archie slept on the flight like a, well, baby. Harry and Meghan have both been so excited excited to get to Cape Town. This visit means so much to them.”

Meghan and Harry were asked where baby Archie was during a walkabout on their first day in South Africa. (Image: Getty)

Harry, Meghan and Archie flew into Cape Town on a British Airways flight and were spotted disembarking the plane.

Meghan was seen holding baby Archie, but what has everyone talking is that Archie’s rocking an adorable white beanie complete with a fluffy pom-pom and is wrapped up in a woolly blanket – very similar to Prince Harry’s outfit when he flew to Aberdeen in 1985 as a baby with his mother Princess Diana.

In fact the photo can be seen in Meghan’s birthday post to mark Prince Harry’s birthday on Instagram, in the top left corner of the collage of photographs.

Ahead of the tour Prince Harry expressed his delight at being able to show Meghan and Archie South Africa, also saying he was excited that the tour would be their first as a family.

Harry and Meghan are reportedly keen to have Archie involved in some of their engagements throughout the 10-day tour, however understandably, because he’s just four months old, they’ll be playing it by ear.

Day two of their royal tour will see Harry and Meghan travel to Monswabisi Beach to learn about the NGO Waves for Change, before they see the work The Lunchbox Fund are undertaking – which was also one of the four charities the couple suggested people donate to in lieu of baby shower gifts.

They’ll also meet with Dr Thomas Maes, who launched the Commonwealth Litter Programme at the London Commonwealth Summit last year.

Meghan and Harry greet children and parents during the first day of their royal tour. (Image: Getty)

Prince Harry is then set to travel by boat to Seal Island with the City of Cape Town Marine Unit before Meghan joins him in the afternoon to visit the Bo Kaap area to mark Heritage Day. The couple will also pay a visit to Auwal mosque, the oldest mosque in the country to have tea with local residents.

Meghan and Harry will then conclude their day with a reception at the British High Commissioner’s Residence.

View their full 10-day itinerary here.

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