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

vivek Vivek   ( United States )
21 hours ago

“ We had an absolutely fantastic time with Yoshi. Right from before our trip (when we had a lot of questions) to during the tour, he was very patient with us answering all our queries (including itenerary changes) and accommodating the demands of trave... ”

Debra Debra   ( United States )
21 hours ago

“ Ryoji was a knowledgable and fun guide. We got lost getting to the starting point but he patiently waited until we found him. He was able to answer all of our questions and easily navigated us around Gion to places of interest by using routes that ... ”

Claudia Claudia   ( United States )
21 hours ago

“ Junichi is very professional and kind. He speaks very good English and offered to pick us up at our place, making the day start in an easy way. He was very knowledgeable about the sites and flexible in customizing the tour for our interests. He made ... ”

Andrew Kyu Sun Andrew   ( Japan )
22 hours ago

“ I took the Miyajima Half-Day Tour with Azusa. Her breadth of knowledge about the sight's history and religious importance alongside her understanding of Japanese culture more generally really brought my time in Miyajima to life! She provides consi... ”

AURORA AURORA   ( Philippines )
1 day ago

“ She wasvery helpful, considerate, and very patient. Cancommunicate very well in English/ ”

E E   ( Hong Kong )
1 day ago

“ Fumie is very proficient in English and she is a very responsible and attentive tour guide. She understood my preference and was able to come up with an excellent itinerary catering to my family needs (with 2 teenagers and a child) with short notice... ”