Location of Amarnath Located amidst the north region of Pahalgam and the South of Zojila Pass, the Amarnath Cave lies at an altitude of 12,756 feet. Approx. 141 km from the capital city Srinagar. However, the Kashmir Amarnath Mandir journey starts from Pahalgam. From Pahalgam to Amarnath Cave, approx 48 km have to be walked on foot.