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

Hector Hector   ( United States )
54 minutes ago

“ Hemos disfrutado mucho el día que hemos pasado con Toshi, un guia muy profesional y agradable. Fueron varias horas recorriendo la ciudad. Su español es perfecto así como su inglés. Toshi custom made el tour a nuestro gusto y medida ya que nos lle... ”

Martin Martin   ( United States )
1 hour ago

“ I contacted Yasu only a couple of days before I visited Fukuoka, and in rapid correspondence he agreed not only to suggest solo activities for my very brief visit but also agreed to meet me the next day in Nagasaki. This involved a considerable roun... ”

jill Jill   ( Australia )
5 hours ago

“ At the Blue dragon statue at the entrance to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kenzi-san showed us a graphic of key areas around the temple and eras of Japan history. We learned so much from him and he guided us to a bit hard to find areas and lanes, winding d... ”

Emanuele Emanuele   ( Australia )
5 hours ago

“ Having arrived in Japan for the first time,we could not have found a better person than Mari to show us Tokyo.She had excellent and patient knowledge and was very accommodating to show what we wanted to see.Thank you Mari! ”

Sally Sally   ( United States )
6 hours ago

“ It was such a pleasure to be guided by Akira for 3 days in Tokyo. We are 4 senior citizens who wanted to experience as many of the wonderful sights as possible in our limited time. Akira expertly took us through the extensive subway system zipping a... ”

Lori Lori   ( United States )
7 hours ago

“ Yuka created our perfect day in Tokyo. She led my daughter (aged 14) and I around so many sights and was informative and interesting - we did not want the day to end. She made the the sites memorable and it was the highlight of our trip. And while... ”

Penny Penny   ( Australia )
7 hours ago

“ We had a amazing time seeing kyoto with Toshiyo. Nothing compares to a local travel guide and we were not disappointed. Toshiyo accomodated our needs of travelling with two small children. Would highly recommend her. ”

Martha Martha   ( Mexico )
1 day 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... ”