Nongkhyllem Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Ri-Bhoi District of Indian state Meghalaya. This sanctuary is part of Eastern Himalayan Global bio-diversity hot spot.
Flagship Animal: Rufous Necked Hornbill.
Notified Area: 29.00 km2
The sanctuary was designated in 1981.
Best time of visit is March and April.
1036 taxa of vegetation belonging to 639 genera of 159 families.
50 species of mammals.
400+ species of bird.
25 species of reptiles.
Nearest Airport: Shillong
Nearest Railway Station: Guwahati
Road: Shillong (53 kms)and Dispur (51 kms)
To visit the sanctuary permission should be taken from Forest Range Officer, Nongpoh.