General Santos City, SOX, Philippines
Dubbed as the People's Champ, boxer Manny Pacquiao put not just the Philippines, but his hometown, General Santos, in the global spotlight. Together with his wife, Jinkee who once served as Vice Governor of Sarangani, the couple founded Emmanuel and Jinkee’s Heart Foundation, Inc. The foundation's main objective is to help finance various activities and livelihood programs, which help uplift the socio-economic life of the undeprivileged. In pursuit of this goal, the couple opened the doors of some of their properties as tourist destinations, which provides employment to locals. Visitors get a glimpse into the life of the famed boxer, whose rags-to-riches story continues to inspire. Sites include their two mansions, Wildcard Gym, PacMan Stadium, Pacman Beach Resort, PacMan Farm and The Manny Pacquiao Hotel, also known as Road Haus Hotel. Proceeds of the tour will be used to support the scholars in Manny and Jinkee's foundation.
Address: Various areas in General Santos City General Santos City , SOX , Philippines
Hours: Daily, hours vary upon booking
Budget: P500 per head, without transportation. P600 per head, with transportation.