The town of Anachal is 2KM from the hostel and is the closest town to us. From Anachal, you can catch a tuk tuk for approx Rs70/-. Just ask them to take you to KVJ Sengulam. There is also an occasional bus service from Anachal to Sengulam (7:00 / 8:45 / 10:20 / 11:45 / 12:50 / 14:45 / 17:25)
From Munnar town, the best way to get to Anachal is by public bus. Catch any Kochi / Adimali - bound bus and get down at Anachal. This journey costs Rs20/- and takes 30 minutes. Buses run at a frequency of 15 to 20 minutes. The first bus is at 5:00AM and the last one is at 9PM. A tuk tuk from Munnar town all the way to the hostel should cost you Rs400/-
From Cochin International Airport, the easiest way to get here is by taxi. The journey takes about 3.5 hours and should cost you around Rs3000/- Definitely makes sense if there are 3-4 of you and you have more luggage.
Else, you could catch a public bus to Aluva (30min) / Ernakulam (60min) and then catch any Munnar-bound bus to Anachal. (4 hours)
From Kochi city / Fort Kochi / Ernakulam, you can take a public bus. You can catch government buses from the KSRTC bus station in Ernakulam or private buses from the mobility hub at Vytilla. The frequency of buses is approximately every 60-90 minutes, costs about Rs100/- and takes about 4.5 hours. Do note that you do not need to go all the way to Munnar town. Please remember to get down at Anachal, which is 30 minutes before Munnar town. If the next direct bus is a long wait away, you can always break your journey up with two more stops. There are high frequency buses between Kochi to Kothamangalam, Kothamangalam to Adimali, and Adimali to Anachal (every 10-15 minutes). A taxi from Kochi city to the hostel may cost you Rs3500/-
From Bangalore and Chennai, there are daily overnight sleeper buses to Munnar. Please check with the driver if your bus passes through Anachal and if you can get down there.
From Madurai, you can catch a local bus to Theni and another local bus from Theni to Munnar. Frequency of buses is approx every 30 min Total travel time is about 6-7 hours
From Coimbatore, you can catch a local bus to Udumalpet and another local bus from Udumalpet to Munnar. Frequency of buses is approx every 60 min Total travel time is about 7-8 hours