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Romanat is a village found 8km North West of Mekelle. The village can be reached either from the new Mekelle–Abbi Addi road or across the city on foot, by bike and by car. On foot it is better to travel through the road running near Enda Gabir chuches and the Mekelle Art Ccollege, crossing the industrial area to reach the place in 2 hours. By bike and by car it is better to use the ring road and then the road running near the Messebo cement Factory to Abi Adi. It is the Elala River that causes the fall known as Romanat to be created.
The fall created a natural swimming pool deep in to its gorge. The cold water in the swimming pool flourishes new life in the dry season. Inda Michael Church in Romanat is also a worth visiting church which has many thick indigenous trees in its compound. One can enjoys the songs of various bird species in the church compound. The Romanat fall is drawing the attention of many city residents and tourists in the weekends. It is wonderful place to be visited in group with friends, family staff members and so forth.