Your Adventure in Japan
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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

Martha Martha   ( Mexico )
7 hours ago

“ Before arriving Mr. Shun very communicative and made an effort to learn our preferences, so we could maximize our day in Kyoto. He picked up at Kobe Cruise Terminal and travel with us to Kioto. On the way he handed a printed itinerary to every person... ”

Tiffany Tiffany   ( United States )
11 hours ago

“ He really does a great job explaining each site, he was fun, he makes jokes, and excellent English. I would highly recommend him as your tour guide!! ”

Stephen Stephen   ( United States )
22 hours ago

“ Masato was an amazing guide for our first day in Japan and Tokyo! We were traveling with our infant and needed an overview of the city and subway and introduction to Japanese food - Masato was perfect. We saw the major sites, learned the subway / rai... ”

Stéphane Stéphane   ( Japan )
1 day ago

“ Hiroki san helped me to do shopping for kyudo (Japanese bow) in Tokyo. As he was not a specialist, his own sister who knew better came to help. With them I found all what I was looking for. Hiroki san was really dedicated to help me. I had a very goo... ”

Binit Binit   ( United Kingdom )
1 day ago

“ If you are lucky enough to find Eddy available, then please do not hesitate to book him for his tour guide services. Eddy is a very kindly gentleman, with excellent communication skills, and clearly takes pride in giving his clients the best service.... ”

Jim Jim   ( Canada )
1 day ago

“ Tokyo is a big city made up of dozens of neighbourhoods and each one a little different from the others. Some have huge skyscrapers, while others have structures on a more human scale. And then there are the green spaces that bring nature into the in... ”

Dang Dang   ( United States )
1 day ago

“ Our party of 4 booked Yuji for this day tour on April 9, 2018. Yuji was very responsive from the very beginning when we first discussed our desired itinerary, advised us on the the JR Pass details, and even made a reservation on the Mishima - Kawaguc... ”

Dave Dave   ( United States )
1 day ago

“ Shinichi is the most flexible guide we have used in our travels. We hired him only a few days before our Kyoto tour. We had other events scheduled while in Kyoto and changed our itinerary three times on him. Throughout this he was pleasant and agreea... ”