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Japan Tackles Mount Fuji's Overcrowding Woes With Online Booking System

For Indian tourists planning a visit to Japan, this development underscores the importance of planning ahead and being mindful of local regulations

Mount Fuji has been experiencing an influx of tourists in the past few years Photo: Shutterstock

In an effort to combat overtourism on Japan's iconic Mount Fuji, authorities have unveiled a new online booking system for the mountain's most popular trail. The announcement, made on May 13, comes amidst mounting concerns over safety and environmental damage caused by the influx of visitors to the active volcano.