Your Adventure in Japan
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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

Maria Lourdes Maria   ( Philippines )
2 hours ago

“ Miwi-san is an excellent guide and perfect for exploring the hidden gems of Akita! She was able to offer a very personalised tour considering my interests which made me feel very special. From the efficient coordination with the staff in the places... ”

Lauren Lauren   ( United States )
2 hours ago

“ I spent my 31st Birthday with Yuki as a guide and it was an awesome choice. Yuki was absolutely amazing. He was super kind and knowledgeable. He showed us photos and gave us history of the places we visited. He was also very flexible with time and hi... ”

Wayne Wayne   ( United States )
7 hours ago

“ The initial contact with Michiko put me immediately at ease. Her personality is such that anyone would feel comfortable and have full confidence. ”

Marcus Marcus   ( United Kingdom )
9 hours ago

“ Our day with Tatsuhiro-san was an extremely interesting one. He took us to many of Kyoto's cultural landmarks and explained the history behind them in great detail. He is a very knowledgeable and kind-hearted guide. He always wants to help tourists m... ”

Janna Janna   ( Canada )
10 hours ago

“ Dai catered the tour to our two teenagers, we would not have seen half as much without him or learned about all the Japanese rules and traditions. He is an expert subway master! Super way to start a trip to Tokyo as he also gave us tips and suggestio... ”

Brian Brian   ( United States )
10 hours 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 )
11 hours 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 )
11 hours 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. ”