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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

Julia Julia   ( United States )
5 hours ago

“ Hiroshima is very knowledgeable with a good sense of humor. He met me on time and took me to see exactly what I wanted to see. His command of English is very good. I highly recommend him. ”

Suzette Suzette   ( United States )
5 hours ago

“ Nao was an excellent tour guide. Other than myself, my mom and my dad were the only other people on the tour. Nao accompanied us on the trains to get to the samurai museum and to the bhuddist temple. It was also very nice of him to Take us to the ve... ”

James James   ( United States )
7 hours ago

“ I highly recommend Keiko! She possesses all the characteristics you would want in a guide...she was polite, pleasant, organized, thorough, patient, knowledgable...and genuinely concerned with our happiness! She made our time in Kyoto a pleasant and ... ”

Melissa Melissa   ( United States )
9 hours ago

“ Yumiko is beyond your typical local guide. She went out of the way for us and took such good care of us that we became friends instantly. She was extraordinary from the very beginning. I reached out to her by email and she was quick and responsive... ”

Richard Richard   ( United States )
12 hours ago

“ My girlfriend and I spent a full day touring Kyoto with Hiro Inoue in May 2019. Hiro was friendly, professional and knowledgeable. During our tour, we visited the Fushimi Inari Shrine, Nishiki Market and Ryoan-ji Temple. We had independently purch... ”

LEO LEO   ( United States )
12 hours ago

“ We have one day with Toshi He is plenty of knowledge, timely, to the point. We been able to cover all the points of interest and more. Will recommend without reservations ”

Myra Myra   ( United States )
15 hours ago

“ From the first time we met Mitsuru in our hotel lobby we we're greeted with his big smile and a positive attitude. Our 2 days of touring were absolutely enjoyable and seamless. We highly suggest you tour with Mitsuru. ”