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

Brian Brian   ( United States )
20 minutes ago

“ Dai was a great host and tour guide for a first time family coming to Japan. My family consists of five people: myself, my wife, two teenage boys (15, 18 y.o) and my mother in law (77 y.o). Dai was able to quickly navigate the city using the subway ... ”

Susan Susan   ( United States )
48 minutes ago

“ Mari is friendly, professional and enthusiastic about sharing cultural and historical information. I learned a lot from her stories and from her little white board notes. I would highly recommend Mari. ”

Kerri Kerri   ( United States )
1 hour ago

“ Michiru was a wonderful guide and we really enjoyed our tour. Michiru was very knowledgeable and we learned alot. My daughter and I could not have experienced the island as well without her. ”

Scott Scott   ( United States )
5 hours ago

“ To maximize our limited time in Tokyo, we booked Mayumi, and we're very glad we did. Mayumi recommended the "must see" things based on our interests. We loved getting around via the Tokyo subway system; with her help it couldn't have been easier. Ma... ”

SALAM SALAM   ( United States )
7 hours ago

“ Ikumi did great starting by replying quickly and in details. She is very kind and very patient, speaks very good English, and knows the Japanese language and culture well. She helped me learn how to get around using public transportation and she was ... ”

Matthew Matthew   ( United Kingdom )
11 hours ago

“ This was an amazing look inside the world of the geisha that is normally not available to people outside the profession. Getting to watch the ladies practice was very interesting, they were all very friendly and Sayuki was very helpful with explainin... ”

Randal Randal   ( United States )
11 hours ago

“ She met us on time at our hotel. She was helpful, knowledgeable, and accommodating. We got to see everything in Nikko that we wanted to see, and then some. She had very good management. I highly recommend her as a guide for Nikko, or anywhere else. ”