عنوان مقاله [English]
Due to the importance of sustainable tourism development, researchers use different methods of sustainability measurement, one of which is bearing capacity of tourism. The purpose of this study was to determine the bearing capacity of tourism in Alamout area in northern Qazvin province. The research method was descriptive-analytical and to calculate the ecological power ,different maps was used in the ARC GIS software. Then, according to the formula provided by the World Conservation Union for Natural Resources, two types of physical bearing capacity and rael bearing capacity were calculated to estimate the natural areas bearing capacity for tourism destinations. The results show that the physical capacity of this area in different categories is 172 people for focused tourism and 676 people for mass tourism. The results of the real bearing capacity are different and include 31 people for focused tourism and 356 people for mass tourists.