Join AFS President Daniel Obst and fellow AFS alumni from around the world on the trip of a lifetime in celebration of the 50th anniversary of AFS in Ghana!

As an AFSer you will have exclusive access to our culturally immersive and unique tour, which includes exploring Ghana’s vibrant and energetic cities, discovering its unique history and rich culture, and “giving back” through scholarship support. From historic castles to Ghana’s beautiful coast, from fascinating cocoa factories to vibrant local communities, you won’t want to miss this event with the team that knows intercultural experiences best!


  • Celebrate the 50th anniversary of AFS Ghana with AFS Board Chair Vishahka Desai, staff, and volunteers from around the world
  • Explore breathtaking natural wonders and historic sites in Elmina, Accra, and the Cape Coast
  • Engage with local students and community and business leaders
  • Indulge in an exciting chocolate day from cocoa harvests to hands-on chocolate cooking experience with a renowned chef.
Breathtaking natural wonders Historic sites in Elmina, Accra, and the Cape Coast Vivacious “talking drums” performance

Your Journey in Ghana

Our exciting agenda is still being developed, and we will share the final details with you soon!
Package includes all meals, accommodations, local transportation, and events.

Arrive in Ghana. Package starts with dinner.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra

Support Young Scholars

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the AFS Africa Scholarships, which provide financial assistance to lower-income, high-performing AFS students traveling to and from Africa. This donation may be eligible for tax deduction in your country.

Your Host: Daniel Obst

Learn about the future direction of AFS directly from AFS President and CEO Daniel Obst, who serves as the host of the tour. A passionate advocate of international education and intercultural dialogue, Daniel will bring unique insights to this amazing adventure, along with our knowledgeable Ghanaian guides.


The Discover Ghana trip is US$6,950 (5,950 USD + 1,000 USD scholarship contribution) and includes travel, food, and lodging. Round-trip airfare is not included.

For more information or to confirm your spot on this limited tour by July 14, 2017, fill out the following form.

Discover Ghana