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

David David   ( Australia )
2 hours ago

“ We would actually give Shoko 10 stars if we could. Firstly Shoko is a first class lady and human,with a sense of humour and went to an enormous amount of planning and reconaisance for our day tour. Much more than we had expected. We love her. Shoko... ”

Karen Karen   ( United Kingdom )
3 hours ago

“ The first big challenge, especially if you’ve paid upfront on behalf of a containing nervous cynic(s) is - will he turn up? Dai arrived bang on time (of course! I’m in Japan!) Dai is a very pleasant, mild mannered individual, who went out of... ”

Yoko Yoko   ( Japan )
8 hours ago

“ Shinya is an excellent tour guide. He is super! In Akihabara, there are so many flashy buildings for electronic products, anime, cosplays, toys or neo cultures. I could look around them with no wasting time as selected thanks to him. Everything I wat... ”

John John   ( United States )
8 hours ago

“ Yasuna was very helpful from start to finish. I only had time for a day trip to Kyoto, arriving from Tokyo in the morning and concluding by the end of the day. Prior to our meeting that day, she asked me some questions to help plan the time well. Wh... ”

Caroline Caroline   ( United States )
11 hours ago

“ We spent two days with Makiko and it was truly a pleasure. She tailored the tour to our interests and was most accommodating when we made changes to our tour due to weather. She was on time, professional and informative about the different places we ... ”

Marc Marc   ( United States )
12 hours ago

“ We were staying in Tokyo,and as we only had a day in Kyoto we wanted to see the highlights of the city. Makoon was a great asset to accomplish this goal. We arrived slightly later than initially agreed upon due to train issues, but Makoon was able ... ”

Jon Jon   ( United Kingdom )
13 hours ago

“ We really enjoyed our three days with Mitsuru. His proposed agenda took in a great selection of the main tourist "must see" items, as well as some off-beat and quirky things, exactly in line with our pre-meet preferences. His English is excellent ... ”

John John   ( United States )
16 hours ago

“ In a word, Chie was outstanding! Before our arrival she was very responsive to all my inquiries and offered many thoughtful suggestions to squeeze in as much as possible into our short visit. She accommodated our needs and arranged for a wonderful t... ”