LLA: 15.20° N 120.742° E, 1030 MASL
Mt. Arayat lies within the flats of the Central Luzon, with two peaks, one is in Arayat, Pampanga (1008 MASL) and the other one is in Magalang, Pampanga (1030 MASL). It is considered a mystical mountain, the legendary home of the fairy Mariang Sinukulan.
One can start trekking in Mt. Arayat National Park, located in the town of Arayat, Pampanga, 2 and a half hour from Manila via North Luzon Expressway from Monumento. Trek to peak one could take to atleast 4 hours – 5 hours and you can set camp at peak and have lunch there. One can then go to Peak 2 in Magalang, Pampanga or descend back to Mt. Arayat National Park where you can bath to its natural pools. If you decide to stay overnight, be aware of stealing monkeys.