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

HELENE HELENE   ( United States )
8 minutes ago

“ We are a family of 3 who took a day tour with Eri in Kamakura. She was simply lovely and easy to communicate with. Upon arrival at the station, she was easy to find, impeccably dressed in a lovely kimono. We visited several temples as well as walking... ”

Dina Dina   ( Italy )
6 hours ago

“ Yumiko was very kind and helpful. She gave us any information we required. She was great. Thanks so much Yumiko, Dina and Rita ”

Ralph Ralph   ( Japan )
6 hours ago

“ We had a great day to see Fuji and enjoyed Hakone sightseeing. Ai planned an excellent day for the 3 of us finishing up with a wonderful Yakatori lunch. ”

Collin Collin   ( Canada )
9 hours ago

“ Excellent day spent with Aiko. We did the Miyami Island Shrine, a fast ferry trip back to Hiroshima up a water way direct to peace park, a tour of the a-bomb area and a visit to the peace park museum. As well Aiko took us to a local restaurant to s... ”

Ernesto Ernesto   ( Spain )
13 hours ago

“ Tatsuya hasido un gran guía en Kyoto . Pudimos ver una gran cantidad de sitios en el día . Había preparado muy bien la excursión , fue muy amable y atento. Su español es muy bueno y fue un muy buen compañero de viaje y conversador. Recomendamos sin... ”

Silvia Silvia   ( Peru )
13 hours ago

“ Kashima was my guide for two days in Kyoto, I appreciated his able guidance through the various temples and monkey Park. The document he prepared for me is very informative and customized for me, I learned a lot thanks to his excellent guidance. Kash... ”

Sheri Sheri   ( United States )
19 hours ago

“ Can’t give a high enough rating for Akira. His English is excellent and he made the day fun and stress free. He is super easy going and knows how to make the tour enjoyable, like you are taking a walk with a friend that just happens to know all of ... ”

Sonia Sonia   ( United States )
23 hours ago

“ Toshihiro made it easier for us to navigate the metro. He chose a stairs free roads for us. My husband is on a wheelchair. It was a good introduction day to Tokyo. Thank you Toshihiro. ”