Your Adventure in Japan
Starts Here!

TripleLights is a tour marketplace that connects tourists
and tour guide professionals.

Why book with us?

Each experience can be personalized
Request a tailor-made tour, from our community of guides. Guides will create the best plan for you, according to your preferences. Request a Tour.

Customer support service
The most important for us is to give the best experience to our customer, we can help you with anything you want to know about your trip, TripleLights Staff or Our Guides can help you with your questions.
please don’t hesitate to Contact Us.
Licensed Guide

Licensed guides are professionals approved by the Japan Tourism Agency. They have passed tough examinations and are highly knowledgeable about the history and places that feature in their tours.
Professional Guides

Professional guides are unlicensed local experts who have passed Triplelights examinations and screening to ensure guiding quality. They are also knowledgeable about the history and places where they live and will make your trip memorable.

The TripleLights Difference

Its more affordable than it seems. Our pricing is often per-tour (not per-person), so if your group is 2 or more people, you'll most probably pay less than if you took a bus tour.

Video presentation from the guides. Easily select the guide you like the most by watching their exclusive profile videos!

Every tour is customizable. Every tour can be customised to your time, needs and preferences! Simply confirm your booking and contact the guide to make the changes. There is no risk and you have free cancellation with a 100% refund guarantee!

Go at your own pace. Take your time for pictures or slow down to see as much as you want. With your private guide your tour is flexible.

Enjoy Japan with a local guide. With intimate access to places off the beaten paths you can have a more in-depth experience not seen on bus tours.

All tours are private. Enjoy a deeper learning experience as your guide will be 100% focused on you and the people traveling with you.

Questions? Talk to a REAL person. We have a superior customer support team who are ready to help you with any questions you may have!

How does it work?

1. Choose the city you are traveling to
Search for hundreds of tours in cities all over Japan

2. Contact a guide to get your itinerary
100% satisfaction guaranteed, Accept the proposed itinerary and enjoy your trip!

3. Communicate to set all details and book
Let them work out the details, they will create the best plan for you, according to your preferences.

Meet our CEO Naoaki Hashimoto

Customer Reviews

Linda Linda   ( United States )
5 hours ago

“ My driver was waiting for me before I departed my cruise. He helped me with my luggage and tried to talk to us in English. He was very courteous and polite. ”

Mariko Mariko   ( United States )
5 hours ago

“ We had a wonderful day exploring Kyoto with Masaki as our guide. He speaks english well and is very knowledgeable about the history of Kyoto and the sites that we visited. It was wonderful to see Kyoto at our own pace on a private tour tailored to ... ”

Amanda Amanda   ( Australia )
8 hours ago

“ Sachimi is very professional but loving and caring. She is very organised and completes her research prior to the day yo ensure a smooth day. She provided us a safe and efficient way to explore tokyo and surrounds to visit cultural demonstrations lik... ”

Teresa Teresa   ( Singapore )
15 hours ago

“ We had a great time with Yuki-san in Hakone. He was very knowledgeable, and attentive to our needs, even helping to draw the shades when the sun’s rays were shining into the train carriage. The tour was well paced and well planned, with adequate brea... ”

Hsiao Ling Hsiao   ( Spain )
16 hours ago

“ Es sorprende de que puedas hablar de fútbol en Japón ademas en español, este ha sido con Mistura, un guía muy servicial, te enseña Tokio desde otro punto de vista mas occidental; con él hemos pasado muy bien y nuestro hijo de 6 años le ha cogido much... ”

Dror Dror   ( Israel )
20 hours ago

“ I hired Koichiro for a tour in Tokyo and after a couple of days for additional tour in Hakone area. He is very professional and friendly guide, which provide me with remarkable tours. He is highly recommended for tours in Tokyo and surrounding areas.... ”

Stephen Stephen   ( United States )
23 hours ago

“ start with the hot day and hideo very active to show us around - we do one day trip to osaka - at the end osaka is the best city,,,,,too much activity and fun ,,,,if i ever comeback - will use hideo again ”

Dollie Dollie   ( United States )
1 day ago

“ Takashi met us at our cruise port & we took the ship provided bus in to town. We were open to any sites he wanted to show us. We could not have asked for a better tour guide. He was excited to share his home town with us and pleased to answer any que... ”