What constitutes membership

Community Based Tourism Enterprises (CBTE’s) in Kenya.

All Kenyan CBTEs are eligible for membership of KECOBAT, including but not restricted to the following enterprises:

a)  Campsites

b)  Arts & craft centres

c)  Community guides and trackers

d)  Community tour operators

e)  Traditional villages.

f)   Cultural dancing groups.

g)  Local museums.

h)  Lodges run by local communities. 

i)   Community car hire operators.

j)   Community canoe operators.

k)  Any other CBTE enterprise run by local community, including conservancies



The Kenya Community Based Tourism Network (KECOBAT) network was launched in August 2003 as a membership umbrella organization representing the interest of Community Based Tourism (CBT) organizations in Kenya.

It aims to facilitate information sharing; delivering appropriate technical support and advisory services; mediating and lobbying their interests to government and other relevant institutions and thereby integrating community concerns into national tourism.

Contact Us

Mutall Business Centre , Kiserian

P.O BOX 42745 - 00100,

Nairobi, Kenya   

Tel: +254 (0) 20 231 9458

Cell: +254 726 489 446,

      +254 720 546 457

Email: info@kecobat.org

Website: www.kecobat.org