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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

Maybelle Maybelle   ( United States )
51 minutes ago

“ We were a group of three and had less than a day in kyoto. We wanted to see so many things and he made it possible! He brought a little booklet and has printouts for teaching us about the different symbols at the temples and shrines we went to. He wa... ”

Antonio Antonio   ( Mexico )
5 hours ago

“ Yumiko is a very nice person and a wonderful guide, takes care of every detail, pays attention to everyone’s needs. Very knowledgeable. We hired her for two full days in Kyoto and Nara. Family of 5, we highly recommend her ”

David David   ( United States )
6 hours ago

“ The day was fantastic! Fujiko understood exactly what kinds of things we would enjoy, and introduced us to many interesting people! She knows everyone and told us all about the history and about living on Sado today. We were looking for a specific... ”

Theresa Theresa   ( United States )
7 hours ago

“ Our family of four had a great time seeing the best of Nikko. Makiko did a wonderful job of organizing our tour so that we could see everything in the few hours that we had in Nikko before we headed back to Tokyo. Thanks to Makiko, everything went ... ”

Elaine Elaine   ( United States )
9 hours ago

“ Our first 2 days in Tokyo would not have been the same without Toshi! Toshi took us to many of the highlights in Tokyo from food tour of Tsukiji Market to shrines in Asakusa to shopping in Harajuku and more shopping in Akihabara. She was very accomm... ”

Jo Ann Jo   ( United States )
10 hours ago

“ Yoko was great a communicating with me before my arrival and she was right on time to meet me at Keisei Ueno station. We only had about 4 and a half hours together and we did a whirlwind tour of the East Gardens and Asakusa Temple. Yoko was very kn... ”

Frances Frances   ( United States )
12 hours ago

“ It was amazing. Our driver arrived early and he was super sweet and nice. He spoke good enough of English which was great! We were staying at Lake Kawaguchiko and they picked us up from Tokyo. Toll and Parking weren't included and it cost us an addit... ”