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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

Sharon Sharon   ( United States )
1 hour ago

“ We had a wonderful day with Eri! She is so well prepared and knowledge able about the area and its history. We had a terrific time-it was just like taking a tour with a good friend. She was extremely easy to understand and communicate with. She is al... ”

Katarzyna Katarzyna   ( Poland )
9 hours ago

“ we had very nice tour with Kashima - he was prepared in excellent manner, all on time, and he has shared with us interesting stories on Nara. very entusiastic about his job. ”

Gery Gery   ( United States )
11 hours ago

“ Takeshi-san is an excellent guide. His English is very good as he lived and worked in the USA for many years. He is clearly highly educated, and knowledgeable. He is well organized, considerate, and friendly. We would absolutely use his services ... ”

Eyal Eyal   ( United States )
12 hours ago

“ The sumo practice & the Edo museum tour with Mari was well organized, communicated, and executed. Mari & I had a few exchanges, and as we did not want to follow the advertised plan of Sumo practice and the fish market - Mari was flexible and accep... ”

Susan Susan   ( United States )
13 hours ago

“ From the moment we met Yumi for our Shinjuku tour, we liked her right away. We found her to be warm, friendly and genuine. She is very approachable and very helpful. You can feel that she likes what she's doing. Without her, we would have been lost ... ”

Garry Garry   ( United States )
18 hours ago

“ We did a 4-person, 1 day trip with Tomoe. It was a very full day, covering not only Nara, but also the Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine in Kyoto. As such, it required a lot of walking and a fair amount of logistics. Tomoe handled all of the logistics e... ”

Sanjeev Sanjeev   ( India )
22 hours ago

“ A big thank you to Koichi San for giving us a wonderful tour of the most interesting sights of Koyoto and his ability to communicate all the interesting and historical details about them. We really had a great time and would highly commend and recomm... ”