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

Brian Brian   ( United States )
4 hours ago

“ Hiroko , is very personable, nice,and thoughtful. She goes out of her way to make the experience amazing. From the little Japanese snacks she brought for me to her knowledge of the area. You can't go wrong with using Hiroko ”

Gracie Gracie   ( United States )
6 hours ago

“ Toshi was great! This was our first time to visit Tokyo and we were nervous about navigating through the city. Toshi made is such a great experience, we had a list of places we wanted to visit and he organized a great itinerary for us he even recomme... ”

SIRIRAT SIRIRAT   ( United States )
9 hours ago

“ Eric was an awesome guide. He is very knowledgeable about the history. He brought us to great restaurants so we were able to enjoy the amazing food! Thank you so much Eric. ”

Mariela Mariela   ( Brazil )
10 hours ago

“ I speak Japanese, so there was no communication problem and script planning. Punctual, careful and educated driver during 10 hours of service. Everything went well. It was helpful. Some places he did not know well, on the other hand indicated stores... ”

Jessica Jessica   ( United States )
11 hours ago

“ Mari was a delightful tour guide! We are an American family of five (children ages 9,7,4) and we only had one day in Kyoto, so we thought we would maximize our time with a tour guide. Mari and I had a couple of email exchanges before the tour to figu... ”

Lori Lori   ( United States )
12 hours ago

“ We spent a day and a half with Yoko and felt like we got to see all the highlights of the city. She took us to shrines, gardens, fascinating neighborhoods, the fish market and even on a boat tour. We could never have accomplished this on our own. Gre... ”

Shane Shane   ( United States )
15 hours ago

“ We had a great time with Mayumi. She is quite knowledgeable about the history of the sites shown and made the day enjoyable for us and our teenagers. She selected a great place for lunch and showed us places that we would not have otherwise found our... ”