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

Phil Phil   ( Australia )
3 minutes ago

“ From out first contact with Yoko we knew we were in good hands. Yoko was always extremely prompt when replying to our emails. This was particularly important to us as although we have travelled many times it was to be our first visit to Japan and F... ”

Vern Vern   ( United States )
1 hour ago

“ All our expatstions where meet Akira made sure all our needs where meet he was prompt polite I would not hesitate to use his services again ”

Edwin Edwin   ( Netherlands )
2 hours ago

“ We visited the gardens and the surroundings of the imperial palace. It was a great afternoon and an enjoyable time. Fumiko caters to her "customers" by adapting the schedule and giving information without overloading. A great afternoon ”

Yok Yok   ( Malaysia )
5 hours ago

“ My family and I visited Tokyo, Japan over a month ago for the first time. We had never been to Tokyo before and since our travelling party consisted of young children and elderlies it was most wonderful to have my sister organise a local tour guide t... ”

Pallika Pallika   ( India )
1 day ago

“ Haruko was really good and has vast knowledge. We really had a great time with her. ”

Madelena Madelena   ( Germany )
1 day ago

“ We had the most wonderful day in Kyoto with Masaki. He was extremely prompt and efficient in his response upon initial contact. I let him know what my husband and I wanted to see, and within hours, I had a spreadsheet detailing every step of our trip... ”

Dipika Dipika   ( United States )
1 day ago

“ Masaharu-san was extremely knowledgable and alert to our needs. He took us to the best restaurants and shared so many insights and unique observations about the country that by the end of the tour we had learned a lot. He also knew the best places to... ”

Kevin Kevin   ( United States )
1 day ago

“ Very knowledgeable and patient guide who kept an eye on our group throughout the day. ”